A man wanted for questioning in the murder of a woman found dead in a Somerset church has been arrested in eastern Tennessee.
Somerset police announced Tuesday night that Dwight Mitchell Bell had been taken into custody in Dandridge, Tenn.
Bell is a person of interest in the murder of Ruthie Carolyn New, 70, whose body was found in a storage area at Denham Street Baptist Church on Aug. 24.
He was wanted on a warrant for the theft of New’s car, which was found in Indianapolis. Police in Indianapolis had released surveillance images of Bell last week.
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Somerset police said officers with the Dandridge Police Department arrested Bell.