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Cannibalism suspect ordered to mental hospital

A Maryland judge has ordered a cannibalism suspect transferred to the state’s maximum-security psychiatric hospital for a competency evaluation, prosecutors said Tuesday. Alexander Kinyua, 21, of Joppatowne was also indicted Tuesday on one count each of first-degree murder and carrying ...

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Man incompetent to stand trial in hospital slaying

ELLICOTT CITY — A man accused of killing a fellow patient at a state mental hospital has been found incompetent to stand trial. The Howard County State’s Attorney’s office says Judge Louis Becker ruled Thursday that Andre Mayo is not ...

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Re-evaluation ordered in Jessup mental hospital slaying

ELLICOTT CITY — A Howard County judge will order another evaluation of whether a man accused of killing a fellow patient at a state mental hospital is competent to stand trial. The judge heard Tuesday from a psychiatrist who determined ...

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Prison guard’s accused killer loses battle over mental-health records

The mental health treatment records of an inmate who is accused of killing a correctional officer must be turned over to a circuit court judge, the state’s highest court has said. Defense lawyers in the capital case against Lamar C. ...

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Man enters insanity plea in ax slaying of brother

CUMBERLAND — An Allegany County man has pleaded not criminally responsible to charges he killed his brother with an ax. Forty-two-year-old Mark Collins of Cumberland is charged with first-degree murder and assault. His 46-year-old brother William was found dead in ...

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