Stories tagged: competency
UPDATED: Wed., July 31, 2019, 8:56 p.m.
A woman accused of killing of her child’s grandmother was found competent to stand trial and pleaded not guilty Tuesday after completing a psychological evaluation at Eastern State Hospital.
UPDATED: Thu., July 12, 2018, 4:49 p.m.
A federal judge ruled Thursday that a Washington state man accused of mailing explosive devices to government agencies in the Washington, D.C., area is not competent to help with his …
Fri., May 6, 2016, 1:45 p.m.
A federal appeals court has overturned an order requiring Washington state health officials to provide competency evaluations to mentally ill defendants within seven days of a judge’s order.
Tue., Jan. 8, 2013, 12:13 p.m.
Before Joseph Duncan murdered a 9-year-old North Idaho boy in 2005, he set his sights on a Spokane child, posing as a prospective renter and touring a Spokane duplex with …