DAYTONA BEACH – A 28-year-old New Smyrna Beach man accused of killing his grandmother has been ruled incompetent to stand trial. In a hearing today, September 22, 2015, Circuit Judge Frank Marriott reviewed reports of both State and defense experts in making the determination. Patrick Christopher Campbell will be transferred to a State hospital in order to restore competency for future proceedings.
Because this is an ongoing matter, this office will have no further comment at this time.
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For more information contact:
Spencer S. Hathaway
Public Information Officer / Assistant State Attorney
Office of R.J. Larizza
State Attorney, Seventh Judicial Circuit
(386)239-7710 x 17840