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Convicted Molestor Found Competent to Stand Trial

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DURHAM — After a year in a state mental hospital a convicted child molestor will now stand trial for taking indecentliberties with minors.

The charges against Rex Haislip stem from incidents last July whenDurham police accused him of improper contact with 3 school girls.

Doctors at Dorothea Dix Hospital have concluded Haislip iscompetent to stand trial. There will be competency hearing next month.

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