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Attorney: Competency in question in Vegas 'thrill killing'

Green, Noah.jfif
Posted at 8:06 AM, Jul 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-23 11:06:34-04

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A court-appointed attorney is raising mental health questions about a 21-year-old man accused of recording shooter's-view cellphone video of what police called the "thrill killing" of a sleeping homeless man and the wounding of a man walking a dog.

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The attorney told a judge Wednesday she had "concerns" about Green's competency, or his ability to understand the murder and attempted murder charges against him.

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Green didn't appear in court. Jackson said he was quarantined at the jail following his arrest last Friday. The judge set another court date Aug. 12, allowing time for a mental health evaluation.