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Latest Albrecht Muth Items
A judge has ruled that a German man is competent to stand trial in the beating death of his much-older wife inside their Washington home.
Albrecht Muth, the Georgetown man who claims to be an Iraqi army general and says his 91-year-old wife's death was a botched assassination attempt by Iranian agents, has received a cease-and-desist letter from the Iraqi Embassy, according to court records.
A D.C. Superior Court judge Tuesday ordered prosecutors to turn over any remaining evidence against a Georgetown socialite charged with murder in the death of his 91-year-old wife.
Defense lawyers are challenging a finding that a German man is competent to stand trial in the killing of his much-older wife at their Washington home.
Prosecution experts say Albrecht Muth should stand trial for killing his 91-year-old wife, concluding in court filings that the accused murderer is not insane but is a con artist delighted with his own publicity, who since being confined to a mental hospital has written a five-volume memoir and selected an actor to play him.
A D.C. Superior Court judge told attorneys Thursday to be prepared with their respective expert reports for a September hearing to determine whether Albrecht Muth is mentally competent to stand trial in the murder of his wife, Viola Drath.
The doctors evaluating Georgetown socialite Albrecht Muth told a D.C. Superior Court judge that they need more time and more information about the self-proclaimed "Count Albi" before they can determine whether he is competent to stand trial on charges of murdering his wife.
A D.C. Superior Court judge on Thursday ordered an additional six weeks of mental health evaluations for a Georgetown socialite to determine whether he is competent to stand trial in the murder of his wife.
Doctors have recommended that Albrecht Muth, the Georgetown socialite arrested for murdering his wife, remain in a psychiatric hospital because he is incompetent to stand trial.