- Associated Press - Friday, June 2, 2017

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - A 36-year-old Topeka man will undergo a psychiatric evaluation before trial in the 2014 death of an 8-year-old boy in a traffic collision.

A Shawnee County District judge on Thursday ordered the evaluation of Marvin Leroy Tibbs III. He is charged with alternate counts of reckless second-degree murder or involuntary manslaughter in the death of Trenton Feliciano.

Tibbs was giving Feliciano a ride on his moped when it crashed in October 2014. A police report said witnesses reported that Tibbs was speeding and passed a stop sign before colliding with a vehicle.

The Topeka Capital-Journal reports (https://bit.ly/2rj3Nxf ) it could be two months before the evaluation because of a lack of beds at Larned State Hospital.

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Information from: The Topeka (Kan.) Capital-Journal, https://www.cjonline.com


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