NEW ORLEANS (AP) The Newest on a psychological competency listening to for a person charged within the 2015 dying of a New Orleans police officer (all occasions native):
The suspect within the 2015 dying of a New Orleans police officer has returned to the courtroom the place he abruptly ended his trial final month by smearing excrement on his head.
Travis Boys was dominated incompetent for trial after the October incident. The decide within the case ordered him evaluated and handled. The difficulty in Thursday’s listening to is whether or not he’s now competent to face trial on a primary-diploma homicide cost within the demise of Officer Daryle Holloway.
Boys has pleaded not responsible and never responsible by cause of madness. He was seated on the protection desk Thursday, shackled and surrounded by three guards as courtroom started.
The listening to began with the decide warning Boys that he could possibly be faraway from courtroom for disruptive conduct.
A listening to is about in New Orleans on the psychological competency of a person who introduced an abrupt finish to his trial in a police officer’s dying by smuggling excrement into the courtroom and rubbing it onto his face.
Thursday’s listening to comes six weeks after state District Decide Karen Herman declared Travis Boys incompetent. That October ruling came to visit the objections of prosecutors who stated Boys’ motion was a deliberate stunt to delay his first-diploma homicide trial within the 2015 capturing dying of Officer Daryle Holloway.
Herman ordered Boys evaluated and handled to revive his competence so he might be tried.
Holloway was driving Boys to jail in June 2015 when he was shot to dying with a gun authorities consider was smuggled into the police SUV.