Judge: No insanity defense for man charged in police attack
Thursday, 11 October 2018 UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — A judge has ruled that a man charged in a deadly shooting at a Maryland police station is not qualified to pursue an insanity defense. The Washington Post reports the ruling by a Prince George’s County Circuit Court judge did acknowledge that 25-year-old Michael Deandre Ford has serious mental-health issues. […]
Ford's attorney, Antoini M. Jones, said at Thursday's hearing that doctors assessed Ford but determined his challenges stemming from childhood are not enough for a possible legal finding of "not criminally responsible."
Vancouver Police have appealed for help in identifying the suspects in a violent assault almost a year ago, in the early hours of March 31, 2018, in Yaletown, which they said left a man unconscious and..