Joe Whittenburg appears before judge
PIKEVILLE, Tennessee (WDEF) – Joe Whittenburg appeared in court Monday morning charged with the homicide of a mother and daughter in Pikeville last week.
The bodies of Dedra and Deanna Lawrence were found in a home on Sawmill road.
Investigators say Whittenburg was the boyfriend of Dedra.
He wasn’t arrested until he got out of the hospital on Sunday.
In court, Whittenburg was appointed a lawyer, but wasn’t given bond until a later bond hearing.