A suspect has been arrested in the Dec. 2 murder of a Bedford County man in his home.
Jeremy Lee Fleming, 27, of Murfreesboro was taken into custody Wednesday after crashing his vehicle into the back of a residence in Bushnell, Florida, investigators there said.
In Bedford County, TN, Fleming is accused of killing Robert Timothy Perkins, 51, and setting his home on fire with his body inside. The body of Perkins was found just inside the front door of his burning house on December 2nd by Bedford County Sheriff Deputies. The deceased man lived just over the Rutherford County line in Bedford County along 231 South.
Fleming was initially charged with driving on a suspended license and arrested on $500 bond, according to the Sumter County, Florida Sheriff's Office.
Tennessee Bureau of Investigation agents notified Florida detectives of the case, flew there and arrested Fleming on a homicide charge Friday.
Two others with connections to Fleming also face charges after their arrests at a Wildwood, Florida motel.
His brother, Myron David Fleming, 29, of Murfreesboro, was arrested on an outstanding Tennessee warrant for violation of probation regarding theft over $10,000.
Autumn Nicole Slade, 26, of Christiana, was arrested on an outstanding Tennessee warrant for violation of probation regarding aggravated burglary, theft over $500.
The three are being held without bond at the Sumter County Detention Center pending extradition to Tennessee.