Trial for man accused of killing three family members set for July 2017

Robert Seth Denton
Robert Seth Denton

SULLIVAN COUNTY, TN (WJHL) – A man accused of killing three family members got a new trial date this morning.

Sullivan County Attorney General Barry Staubus said defense for Robert Denton made a motion for a new trial date in order to better prepare for the case.

Denton is charged with three counts of first-degree murder in the August 2015 killings of his mother, step-father and grandmother at a home on Henson Road in Bristol, Tenn.

He was originally scheduled to stand trial Oct. 24.

His new trial date is July 17, 2017.

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