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Man indicted for murdering his Knox County parents

Authorities are holding Joel Guy Jr. in the Roger D. Wilson Detention Facility on $2 million bond.

A Knox County grand jury returned a five-count indictment Wednesday against a man accused of killing and mutilating his parents.

Joel Guy Jr., 28, is charged with two counts of first-degree murder in the death of Lisa and Joel Guy Sr.

Guy Jr. is also charged with two counts of abusing a corpse and one count of felony murder.

FBI agents arrested Guy Jr. on Nov. 29 at his apartment complex in Baton Rouge, La. Authorities believe Guy Jr. murdered his parents between Nov. 25-26.

 Both Lisa and Joel Guy Sr. suffered vicious stab wounds and dismemberment. Authorities discovered their remains in multiple rooms in their West Knox County house. Guy Jr. placed portions of their remains in an acid-based solution in an attempt to destroy the evidence.

Authorities are holding Guy Jr. in the Roger D. Wilson Detention Facility on a $2 million bond.

Go to the Knox County Sheriff’s Office’s Facebook page for more information.