MISSOULA, Mont. — Missoula County Sheriff and Coroner Jeremiah Petersen has identified the woman that was found deceased in her Missoula home on May 14.
Taeko Miller, 68, was found in her home on the 500 block of South Avenue West.
Miles Otis Miller, 21, is accused of killing his mother. He faces felony charges of deliberate homicide and tampering with evidence.
Officers responded to the home after Miles Otis Miller called and reported his mother was unconscious.
When police arrived, a firefighter on scene told the detective the woman was dead.
According to the charging affidavit, the victim suffered from fatal lacerations.
Miller pleaded not guilty to killing his mother in District Court on May 16 and a judge set bail at $2 million.
The next hearing is set for July 19.
The following was sent out by Missoula County Sheriff's Office:
The Sheriff and Coroner, Jeremiah Petersen, is releasing the name of the female that was found deceased on May 14, 2023, in her home in the 500 block of South Avenue West. The female has been identified as 68-year-old, Taeko Miller, a Missoula resident.
Our heart-felt condolences go out to the family and friends during this very difficult time.