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Trial to begin for Mason City man accused of killing father

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MASON CITY (AP) -

A nonjury trial is scheduled to begin Wednesday for a 43-year-old Mason City man accused of killing his father.

Thomas Barlas Jr. is charged with first-degree murder in the stabbing death of 73-year-old Thomas Barlas Sr., according to the Mason City Globe-Gazette.

Barlas Sr. was killed at his Mason City home on July 18, 2013.

Thomas Barlas Jr.'s attorneys have filed court notices that they plan to present an insanity defense.

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