- Associated Press - Tuesday, August 26, 2014

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - An Army veteran accused in a Fresno murder has been ordered transferred from jail to Atascadero State Hospital after a judge found him legally incompetent to stand trial.

The Fresno Bee reports (https://bit.ly/1pC3OFD) Gregory Webb’s mental competency has been an issue at dozens of hearings in Fresno County Superior Court.

Criminal proceedings against the 40-year-old him were suspended in June after his lawyer called into question Webb’s ability to assist in his defense.

The judge said Monday that if Webb doesn’t take his anti-psychotic medicine, it can be “involuntarily administered” by hospital staff.

He is charged with the February 2010 stabbing death of 22-year-old Lammone Yommarath.

Webb was stationed in Kuwait during the 1990s before he was medically discharged.

___

Information from: The Fresno Bee, https://www.fresnobee.com

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide