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Former Durham Fugitive Mentally Fit To Stand Trial

Posted January 8, 2004 2:20 a.m. EST

— A man once considered Durham's most wanted fugitive is mentally fit to stand trial.

Virgil Harris remains in jail on $1.6 million bond. He faces numerous charges for a rash of violent robberies at homes and businesses.

Police say Harris used duct tape to confine some of his victims.

Harris is scheduled to stand trial next month.