- Associated Press - Wednesday, March 4, 2015

BELOIT, Wis. (AP) - A judge has ruled a Beloit man is competent to stand trial in the death of his ex-girlfriend.

Forty-one-year-old Christopher Rutherford is accused of running over 47-year-old Sheila Rosenbaum of Beloit with her van and killing her on May 11. He’s charged with first-degree reckless homicide.

The Beloit Daily News (https://bit.ly/1zL5q0c ) reports Rutherford’s attorney told a court hearing Tuesday that a psychological evaluation requested by the defense determined Rutherford is competent.

Rock County Judge Richard Werner accepted the report and scheduled Rutherford’s trial for April 27.


Information from: Beloit Daily News, https://www.beloitdailynews.com

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