UPDATED: Friday, April 13, 2012 - 9:54am
WACO -- A tentative trial date is set for the AWOL soldier accused of plotting an attack on Fort Hood.
The case of 21-year-old Nasser Jason Abdo will start jury selection on October 17.
U.S. District Judge Walter Smith also set an October 3 deadline for attorneys to reach a plea bargain agreement.
Smith scheduled a motions hearing for September 21.