Suspect Accused In Fatal Drug-Related Shooting

Posted at 6:08 AM, Jul 17, 2015

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.