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.
Somerset police said officers with the Dandridge Police Department arrested Bell.