Mica Miller Calls 911 to Tell Dispatch She’s ‘About to Kill Suicide’ – Crime Online

The wife of a South Carolina pastor called 911 and told a dispatcher she was going to kill herself and wanted to make sure they could track her phone so her family could find her.

Earlier on Tuesday, the Robeson County Sheriff’s Office said Mica Miller, 30, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head at Lumber River State Park in North Carolina on April 27, as CrimeOnline reported. Her husband, John-Paul Miller, told investigators that she had suffered from mental health problems for years.

Mica Miller reportedly filed for divorce last October and her family said she recently filed for a restraining order against her husband.

“Unfortunately, rumors and conspiracy theories spread quickly and assumptions were made.” Robeson County Sheriff Burnis Wilkson said. “Ultimately, however, we must make decisions based on the facts and evidence gathered.

“While I know this is not what many people wanted to hear, the evidence is very clear and compelling, and we are as saddened as anyone that this occurred. There are many factors that we assessed that occurred over an extended period of time and are likely related to the reason for this investigation, but in the end, unfortunately, a tragic decision was made by Mica that took her life.

Wilkins met with Mica Miller’s family before the sheriff’s office released detailed information from the investigation, including surveillance video showing her purchasing a gun and ammunition from a Myrtle Beach pawn shop shortly after noon on April 27 .

Mica Miller buys a gun at the Myrtle Beach/Robeson County Sheriff’s Office pawn shop

After leaving the pawn shop, she drove toward Conway on U.S. Highway 501 and stopped for a drink and gas at a store on South Carolina 41 in Mullins about 1:30 p.m. Just before 3 p.m., she called Robeson County, North Carolina, 911. from Lumber River State Park, about 53 miles from the store in Mullins.

“I’m about to commit suicide, and I just want my family to know where to find me,” the caller said at the end of the 2.5-minute call.

The dispatcher dispatched deputies to the location in the park and the deputy contacted the park inspector. Rangers and officers searched the area using a drone and found Miller’s black Honda Accord in the parking lot. They found a Sig Sauer pistol case on the passenger seat and a box of ammunition in the center console. They also found the receipt for the purchase of the gun and ammunition and the receipt from the supermarket, both dated April 27.

While searching the park for the 911 caller, investigators encountered a person who had found a bag with Miller’s identification at the water’s edge. That person reported hearing someone crying and a gunshot while he was fishing.

As the search continued, a call came in that a body had been found in the water. Officers responded to that location and contacted the medical examiner’s office. The body was identified as Mica Miller.

Mica Miller stops for gas at a convenience store in Mullins, South Carolina/Robeson County Sheriff’s Office

A 9mm Sig Sauer pistol was found in the water near the body. The serial number matches the number on the box in Miller’s car. They also found Miller’s phone and other personal belongings.

“A search on Miller’s phone revealed that she had searched ‘national parks near me’ on Google and provided the location of Lumber River State Park,” the sheriff’s office said.

According to investigators, John Paul Miller and Mica Miller were “separated and involved in the legal system.” Investigators contacted John Paul Miller and a woman he reportedly had a “romantic relationship” with and discovered that neither was in North Carolina the night before or on the day of Mica Miller’s death. John Paul Miller was in Charleston at a track and field event on April 27 and “was accompanied on his travels to and from the event.”

The sheriff’s office offered John Paul Miller the opportunity to meet with investigators and hear the results of the investigation, but he declined, stating through his attorney that he would not come to North Carolina for such a meeting.

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(Featured image: Mica Miller/Robeson County Sheriff’s Office)