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New pre-trial date set for southern IL man accused of murder

Chauncey Hughes (Source: Illinois State Police) Chauncey Hughes (Source: Illinois State Police)
CAIRO, IL (KFVS) -

A new pre-trial date has been set for a southern Illinois man accused of murder.

The jury trial for Chauncey Hughes was set for Tuesday, April 28, but it was taken off of the jury docket.

The new pre-trial date is for May 26 at 1 p.m.

Hughes is facing first degree murder charges in the shooting death of his wife, Heather Davis.

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