HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- A judge in southwestern Kentucky has set a Jan. 22 trial date for a man charged with murder in the shooting death of his father.
Christian County Circuit Judge Andrew Self set the date for Darrell Tidwell of Oak Grove after attorneys in the case couldn't come to an agreed time in September, October or November because of scheduling issues, the Kentucky New Era reported (http://bit.ly/OCM5Y5 ).
Kentucky State Police arrested Tidwell in November after an argument between Tidwell and his father, 86-year-old Kenneth Tidwell , escalated to a shooting.
Kenneth Tidwell told police he shot his father as the two wrestled for a gun.
Tidwell later tried to hang himself in jail. He was sent to a psychiatric hospital in LaGrange where he was found competent to stand trial.