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John Clayton Owens Jr. gets new attorney

Capital murder suspect gets new attorney

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Owens was charged with capital murder in 2011. (WAFF) Owens was charged with capital murder in 2011. (WAFF)
HUNTSVILLE, AL (AP) -

A man charged with killing an elderly woman gets a new attorney.

The judge also set a new trial date for John Clayton Owens Junior. Owens was charged with capital murder in the 2011 death of 91-year-old Doris Richardson. Richardson was found dead inside her Bide-A-Wee Drive home.

Authorities said Owens also burglarized the home. Owens' trial is set to start November 3.

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