Murder charges have been upgraded for the man accused of killing a Monroe County woman.
According to online court records filed today (Monday), September 25, 2023 prosecutors filed an amended criminal complaint against 65-year-old Lyle Miller.
His second-degree murder charge has been upgraded to first degree.
Miller is set to be arraigned on October 5th. In July, authorities arrested Miller in connection to the December 2021 disappearance of 90-year-old Betty Hayes.
Her remains were found from a pond on Miller’s land.
Miller is currently being held at the Monroe County Jail.