Two plead guilty in Loudon fatal stabbing

LOUDON - Two men have entered guilty pleas in Loudon County Criminal Court to reduced charges in connection with the stabbing death of a Lenoir City man.

Steven Glenn Dean of East Ninth Avenue was killed Dec. 6, 2005, and his trailer was set afire, according to Loudon County Criminal Court records.

David Trentham, 31, of Harriman, pleaded guilty Wednesday to voluntary manslaughter and arson and was given two concurrent four-year prison sentences. He has been jailed since September 2006 and was given credit for time served. Co-defendant Ralph Dewayne Moore, 33, no address listed, pleaded guilty Thursday to being an accessory after the fact to voluntary manslaughter. He received a three-year prison sentence and was given credit for time served. The two men were originally charged with second-degree murder.