Rocky & Leon Houston In Court

ROANE COUNTY (WVLT) - Rocky and Leon Houston were back in the courtroom Monday afternoon for a motions hearing.

The Houston brothers are charged with gunning down Roane County Sheriff's Deputy Bill Jones and his friend Mike Brown as they attempted to serve a warrant in 2006.

Rocky and Leon now have until January 10, 2008 to file a motion in writing to recuse the prosecutor and several others from the case.

The state will then have until January 25th, 2008 to respond to the motion.

The brothers are expected back in court for a hearing, February 5, 2008.


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