- Associated Press - Tuesday, February 28, 2017

LEXINGTON, Neb. (AP) - Trial for a man charged with murder has been scheduled for June in Lexington.

Court records say a plea of not guilty was entered Monday for 40-year-old Jose Regalado-Mendez. The records say the remains of 37-year-old Jose Hernandez were found Dec. 12 near a farmhouse north of Lexington. Investigators say in a court document that Regalado-Mendez shot Hernandez in early October.

A judge set a trial date of June 13 and approved a defense request to send Regalado-Mendez to Lincoln for a competency evaluation.

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