Friday, March 8, 2013 at 12:15 am (Updated: March 8, 12:32 am)
Matthew Dotson is requesting a change of venue in his murder case.
His attorney, Joseph Lodato of Knoxville, filed the motion in Roane County Criminal Court on Tuesday.
Dotson and his wife, Amanda, are charged with first-degree murder in the death of their 2-year-old son Clifford.
Authorities have said the toddler was starved to death.
Matthew Dotson is out on bond.
Amanda Dotson, who is represented by public defender Walter Johnson, is still in custody.
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