NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man charged in the fatal shooting of his cousin has been found not competent to stand trial and will be transferred to a state hospital for the criminally insane.
The Day reports that a Superior Court judge in New London on Wednesday ordered that 30-year-old James Armstrong be remanded to Whiting Forensic Division of Connecticut Valley Hospital for 60 days of treatment. He is scheduled to return to court on Jan. 8 and be re-evaluated to see if he understands the proceedings against him.
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Family members told police Armstrong had been declining mentally over the past few years.
Information from: The Day, http://www.theday.com
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