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Hearing rescheduled for Cairo man accused in deadly attempted bank robbery in 2014

James Nathaniel Watts (Source: Cape Girardeau Police Department) James Nathaniel Watts (Source: Cape Girardeau Police Department)
CAIRO, IL (KFVS) -

Attorneys for a Cairo, Illinois man charged in a deadly, botched bank robbery are getting more time to prepare their defense.

A hearing regarding the competency of James Watts has been rescheduled for January 23, 2017.

Watts is accused of killing two bank workers and injuring a third during an attempted robbery at the First National Bank in Cairo in 2014.

He pleaded not guilty to the charges against him.

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