UPDATE: Police make arrest in Milford death

Michael Murray / Courtesy Clermont County Sheriff's Office
Michael Murray / Courtesy Clermont County Sheriff's Office

(MILFORD, OH) -- A possible drug deal gone bad could have led to a death in Milford.

The body of Judson L. Dalton, 56, was found near the Robbie Ridge Apartments in Newtonsville around 10:30 p.m. Thursday night.

Milford police believe the victim went to the location to initiate a drug transaction. Police believe he was there with Michael Murray, 40. Police say an altercation occurred between Murray and Dalton, leaving Dalton dead. Murray then transported his body to his residence, where he waited for two other people to arrive prior to calling 911.

Police arrested Murray and charged him with one count of reckless homicide and one count of tampering with evidence.

Murray is being held in the Clermont County Jail.