A former Putnam County man is facing charges in Kentucky.
56 year old Vernon Saunders of Versailles is charged with murder, tampering with physical evidence and abuse of a corpse in the death of his brother, 51-year-old Timothy Saunders.
Police say that Timothy Saunders' body was found along a Kentucky highway after being drug for nearly a mile.
Police say that Timothy was shot several times and was dead before being drug.
Vernon Saunders was arrested after a three-hour standoff with officers and told them that he shot an intruder and then tied that intruder to his truck and drug him down the road before returning home to clean a mess.