JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) – The Campbell County man indicted in connection with the stabbing death of Kentucky man Donnie Bryant appeared in court Monday morning. Here are two relate stories; Story One and Story Two.

Billy Jay Randolph, 48, appeared with Zach Walden, his court appointed attorney, for a status hearing on the case. After the brief court appearance, Randolph’s case was set for another status hearing on Aug. 2 at 8:30 a.m. in criminal court.

Billy Jay Randolph

Randolph was arrested in Dayton, Ohio, by the TBI in December of 2020 for charges related to Bryant’s death. He had been on the TBI’s most wanted list since Dec. 1.

Bryant’s body was found on Nov. 17 down an embankment on Cedar Creek Road. He had sustained multiple stab wounds, according to one WLAF source. Bryant, 43, was from Williamsburg, Ky.

In April of 2021, a Campbell County Grand Jury indicted Randolph on one count of second degree murder and one count of aggravated assault with death. 

Currently Randolph remains in custody in the Campbell County Jail, according to court officials. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 06/07/2021-3PM)