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Hearing set for teen charged with father's slaying

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Preston Phelps is charged as an adult in his father's death. Preston Phelps is charged as an adult in his father's death.
SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -

A motion hearing has been set for a 14-year-old Oatland Island teen charged with his father's murder.

Investigators say Preston Phelps stabbed and beat Thomas Phelps to death and then used an axe and a blowtorch to dispose of the body. He is being charged as an adult.

The hearing is scheduled for Nov. 12 in Chatham County Superior Court.

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