Hearing rescheduled for Lamar Co. man charged with murder

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LAMAR COUNTY, TX-- A hearing for a Lamar County man accused of killing his father has been rescheduled.

The District Clerk's Office says, 34 year old David Scott Powell was set for a pre-trial hearing Tuesday morning, but attorney's are waiting on a doctor's report postponing the hearing until next month.

Powell was arrested in March and charged with murder.

Deputies found the body of his father 54 year old David Wayne Powell on a shop floor in the 6500 block of Highway 82. Investigators say his father died from blunt force to the head.

He's set to appear in court September 16th.