- Associated Press - Monday, May 15, 2017

PITTSBURGH (AP) - A western Pennsylvania charged with fatally stabbing her physician father has been declared mentally incompetent to stand trial and sent to Torrance State Hospital.

Twenty-seven-year-old Christina Nicassio was committed Monday by an Allegheny County judge. Her competence will be revisited in 90 days.

Allegheny County police say Nicassio stabbed her 69-year-old father, Anthony, as he and his wife were trying to take the suspect to a hospital on May 6.

Police say Nicassio’s parents wanted her to seek mental health treatment because of problems she’s had since recently breaking up with her fiancĂ©.

Police say she referred to the movie “The Mummy Returns” in tell police that, “In a movie, someone who can’t love someone else, they stab their father.”

Nicassio’s attorney says she has “serious mental problems.”



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