Murder suspects caught in Delaware Co. laugh during first court appearance

LOUISVILLE, KY (WCMH) – A man from Westerville and a woman from Louisville were seen joking and laughing during their first appearance in court on murder charges.

Robert L. Carpenter, 37 and Misty L. McKnight, 39, were arrested by the Delaware County Sheriff’s Office in April. They were extradited to Kentucky Monday and appeared in court the next day, WAVE reported.

Carpenter and McKnight are accused of killing 31-year-old Joshua Cambron, dumping his body and stealing his van.

Carpenter and McKnight both laughed in the courtroom during the proceedings. They were hushed more than once.

They are being held on a $1 million bond. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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