Charges Filed

A Truman man has been charged in Martin County with third-degree murder in the Aug. 19 overdose death of Mariah Lynn Miller, 24, of Fairmont. An autopsy was performed on Miller. It revealed a positive result for meth in her blood and a final anatomic diagnosis including methamphetamine toxicity.

A Welcome man has been charged with aiding the crime.

The men were arrested Tuesday by the Martin County Sheriff’s Office, Minnesota River Valley Drug Task Force, Truman Police Department and the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension following an investigation into Miller’s death.

Troy Michael Meeker, 51, of Truman is charged with murder in the third degree, which carries a maximum penalty of 25 years in prison and a $10,000 fine. He also has been charged with manslaughter in the second degree, which carries a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison and a $20,000 fine.

Dominic Terel Williams, 26, of Welcome has been charged with aiding an offender in murder in the third degree, which carries a maximum penalty of 12 and a half years in prison and a $20,000 fine. He also has been charged with aiding an offender in manslaughter, which carries a maximum penalty of five years in prison and a $10,000 fine.

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