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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A judge has granted more time for the attorney of a 16-year-old Nebraska boy to prepare for a murder trial in western Iowa.

Pottawattamie County District Court records say Xavier Smith Catchings, of Omaha, has pleaded not guilty to a charge of first-degree murder. He and three other peopl e are accused of killing Council Bluffs resident Adam Angeroth during a robbery in January.

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Court records say Smith Catchings' attorney had sought more time for trial preparations. It had been scheduled to begin Tuesday in Council Bluffs.

The new trial starting date: Aug. 20.

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