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Knoxville (WVLT) - Murder charges have been filed against a Knox County man, in connection with the murder of 54-year-old Robert Tinsley.
Tuesday morning, Michael Pinion was arraigned on felony murder, especially aggravated kidnapping, aggravated robbery, and theft charges.
The judge set a trial date for January 28th.
Back in March, Tinsley’s brother found his body in the back of a pick-up truck as he was going through the victim's property.
At the time the body was found, Tinsley hadn't been seen in three months.
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