George Thomas, 30, of Lebanon, was sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole last week for his role in the murders of Channon Christian and Chris Newsom in 2007 in Knoxville.
Thomas, who will be eligible for parole after 51 years served, was found guilty of felony murder, aggravated rape, robbery and other charges after the jury deliberated for seven hours over two days.
Thomas faced 46 charges and was found guilty on all counts.
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