Trial date tentatively set in Shawn Smoot case

The murder trial of Shawn Smoot might start as soon as next summer.
Smoot is accused of killing his ex-girlfriend last year in roane county.

Shawn Smoot (Courtesy: Pearl River Co. Sheriff's Office)

Roane County, Tenn. (WVLT) - Shawn Smoot is facing murder charges. He's charged with the murder of his former girlfriend, Brooke Morris.

Smoot has pleaded not guilty and is still in jail. On Friday, his attorney made a court appearance on his behalf.

We will continue to follow this case and bring you more information as it becomes available.

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