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Hearing delayed for man accused of killing Chattanooga policeman

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(Times Free Press) - A judge has set a June 19 hearing date for a Colorado man who faces the possibility of the death penalty in the killing of a Chattanooga police sergeant.

Jesse Mathews, 26, did not make an appearance Monday for the brief status check hearing in Hamilton County Criminal Court Judge Barry Steelman's courtroom.

Prosecutor Neal Pinkston and defense attorney Lee Davis asked to return for in-court hearings on multiple motions in June. Davis and co-counsel Bryan Hoss have filed nearly 40 motions in advance of the Jan. 22, 2013, trial.

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