ST. GEORGE The case of Edgar G. Navarro, who is charged with killing a 27-year-old Washington County man last year, will go to trial and it is scheduled to run Oct. 6-27.
Navarro, 26, is charged with first-degree felony murder in connection with the shooting death of Mark Batin. The victim, police believe, was killed about Jan. 13 with one shot to the head. His body was found along a highway near Utah Hill, just a few miles from the Utah-Arizona border.
Fifth District Judge Eric Ludlow ordered prosecutors and defense attorneys to file any pretrial motions as well as all jury instructions and questionnaires by Sept. 30.