DEKALB COUNTY, Tenn. – A McMinnville man has been indicted for a double murder in Smithville in August.
David Dixon, 44, was charged with two counts of first degree murder for the shooting deaths of two Smithville men.
Smithville Police discovered 55-year-old Ervin Beacham shot to death on the couch inside his home on Tommy Harrell Street on August 7. A second victim, 43-year-old Jose Sagahon Ticante was found murdered under a tarp and some lumber in the backyard of the home.
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation along with the Smithville Police Department, DeKalb County Sheriff's Office and the 13th Judicial District Attorney General's Office investigated the murder.
Dixon has been incarcerated in the DeKalb County jail in recent months and his bond is now set at $200,000. His court date is set for December 10 in DeKalb County.