ST. GEORGE A man charged with killing a Washington County man last year will go to trial Oct. 6-27.
Edgar G. Navarro, 26, is charged with first-degree felony murder in connection with the shooting death of Mark Batin, 27. Police believe Batin 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 Tuesday.