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Jury Trial Scheduled On Mental Competency Of Moore Beheading Suspect

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A court hearing took place in the case of an Oklahoma man accused of first-degree murder in the beheading death of a co-worker.

4/6/2015 Related Story: Alton Nolen Files For Competency

Alton Nolen is charged in the Sept. 25, 2014, slaying of 54-year-old Colleen Hufford at a food processing plant in Moore. A scheduling conference took place Tuesday afternoon in Nolen's case, though a judge has said Nolen does not need to attend.

12/10/2014 Related Story: Vaughan Foods Survivor Speaks Out

Nolen's defense attorneys have requested a mental competency evaluation for their client.  Judge Walkley ruled Tuesday afternoon to have a jury trial on Nolen’s mental competency at 9 a.m. on October 26.

Nolen is accused of beheading Hufford and stabbing another woman, Traci Johnson, at Vaughan Foods after he was suspended from his job at the plant.

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