Satterfield faces competency hearing

Robert Allen Satterfield

Accused of killing three people and then trying to burn their bodies, a Wharton man goes before a jury next week to determine if he’s competent.

If 40-year-old Robert Allen Satterfield is found competent, jury selection for his capital murder trial will get under way in late August with the death penalty among with possible punishments should he be convicted.

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