DETROIT -

joe gentz competency exam A hearing Tuesday for Bob Bashara has been adjourned for another week.

Bashara was expected to plead not guilty to a solicitation of murder charge during the hearing when he went in front of a Wayne County judge. But the hearing will now be Aug. 7.

Bashara is accused of trying to have his former handyman Joe Gentz killed while behind bars. Gentz is charged with murder in the death of Bashara's wife, Jane Bashara.

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Police investigators and prosecutors say Bashara tried to hire a hitman to kill Gentz in jail.

Gentz will be back in court Aug. 13.

Jane Bashara was found dead in the back of her SUV in January in a Detroit alley.

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