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McMinnville man charged in DeKalb Co. double murder

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SMITHVILLE, TN (WSMV) -

A Warren County man was indicted this week in connection with a double homicide that occurred in August.

David Dixon, 44, of McMinnville, TN, was charged with two counts of first-degree murder after two Smithville men were shot to death.

On Aug. 7, the Smithville Police Department responded to a house on Tommy Harrell Street and discovered the homeowner, Ervin Beacham, 55, was shot to death on the couch in his home.

A second victim, Jose Sagahon Ticante, 43, was also found dead and his body was hidden under a tarp and some lumber in the backyard.

Dixon has been placed in custody in the DeKalb County Jail. Bond is set at $200,000.

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