Crimetracker: Court date for Renegade Mountain murder suspects

By: Hilary Magacs Email
By: Hilary Magacs Email

CROSSVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- The couple indicted for robbing and killing four young people on Renegade Mountain last year had motions hearings in Cumberland County court Thursday morning.

The judge heard motions in both Jacob Bennett and Brittany Moser's cases. The pair are accused of trying to rob Dominic Davis and Rikki Jacobsen during a marijuana deal. Authorities say they ended up killing Davis, Jacobsen and two others in the car - Stephen Presley and Jonathan Lajeunesse.

Jacob Bennett is still in jail and didn't appear in court. His attorneys were there though, and filed several motions regarding the state's disclosure of evidence. The judge denied their motion to dismiss the indictment and strike the death penalty in Bennett's case.

Brittany Moser's attorney asked the judge to set bond. She took the stand and told the court she has no money and no passport. But the state put a TBI agent on the stand who testified Moser has no ties to Cumberland County and changed her story several times.

The judge set Moser's bond at $1 million. Both Bennett and Moser have another motions hearing on May 28.

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