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Suspect Accused In Fatal Drug-Related Shooting

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Posted at 6:08 AM, Jul 17, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-07 05:51:30-04

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A suspect has been taken into custody one day after a man was found fatally shot in Rutherford County.

Officials said Joshua Smith was arrested and charged with criminal homicide Thursday night.

According to investigators, the 22-year-old shot and killed Luis Diaz during a drug-deal gone bad on July 7.

His remains were found Wednesday in Rockvale, a community in Rutherford County.

Smith has claimed that another man shot Diaz.

Police said there could be more charges filed in the case.

No additional details were known.