Man charged in teen's 2013 murder found competent

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) – The man charged with murdering a teen in 2013 has been found competent to stand trial.

Judge Chris Piazza's court confirmed to THV 11 that Darrell Dennis was found competent. He will face a judge again for a pretrial hearing in August and his trial is set for Sept. 22-23.

Dennis is charged with the murder of 18-year-old Forrest Abrams. Abrams was found dead in the street at 11th and Woodrow Streets May 2013.

Police said Abrams had been refueling his car with a friend when three people demanded a ride a gunpoint.

Dennis is also charged with two counts of kidnapping, two counts of aggravated robbery, and possession of firearms by certain persons.

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