Former alderman gets trial date in attempted rape case


Hoyt Denton, 73, Saint Charles Place, Kingsport, made an appearance in court today at the Sullivan County Justice Center in Blountville. He has previously been indicted on charges of attempted rape, sexual battery and kidnapping.

During the appearance, Denton will next be in court for an announcement on March 3, 2016. Then his trial is scheduled to begin on April 26, 2016.

Denton will be represented by Wayne Culbertson. Dennis Brooks will be the pro tem attorney for the state and Judge Stacy Street will preside over the trial.



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