SALYERSVILLE, Ky.(WYMT)- A Magoffin County man accused of murder has been found competent to stand trial.
Thirty-one year old Jonathan Watkins is accused of killing his stepfather , Deputy Jailer Albert Bloomfield, last August.
At a competency hearing, a judge found that Watkins was competent to stand trial based on a psychological assessment. Watkins is charged with one count of murder of a police officer.
He could face the death penalty.