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Man dies in jail days before his trial

The trial of a man accused of shooting his wife won't go forward after his death in jail.

Clarence Tester, who was charged with assault, died Friday in the Three Forks Regional Jail in Beattyville.

Autopsy results are pending.

Tester was scheduled to go on trial Tuesday morning.

He allegedly shot Donna Tester inside the Hardee's restaurant in Jackson on Feb. 29.