OLDSMAR, Fla. - A man, wanted in in connection with the murder of an Oldsmar woman, was found overnight near the Smoky Mountains in Tennessee.
According to Sevier County Sheriff Ron Seals, James Brian Quillams, age 40, was taken into custody around midnight Wednesday.
He was found hiding out at an abandoned cabin located in the Wears Valley community after acting on a tip from a concerned citizen.
The Sevier County Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigation Division had been working since Tuesday to locate Quillams after warrants for his arrest were issued in Pinellas County.
Teresa Sue Compton, 48, was found dead in a home at Stoneview Cir. in the East Lake Woodlands subdivision in Oldsmar on Monday night.
Pinellas County deputies said she died of upper body trauma.