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.