Anthony Joseph Miller, 69, of Smith County is charged with murder in connection with the death of Adam Palacios, whose body was discovered in a field in Anderson County in September 2012.

Smith County Investigators received new information Tuesday that led to Miller's arrest.

Palacios' death occurred on Lavender Road north of Tyler.

Smith County Sheriff Larry Smith said the murder was drug related and the case has been handed over to the district attorney's office.

Miller is jailed on a $1,000,000,00 bond.