MADISON, Va. (AP) -- A Madison County Circuit Court judge is considering the competency of a man accused of killing three relatives.
Judge Daniel Douton is expected to rule in September on whether Rasha Riddick is competent to stand trial.
The 26-year-old Newport News man is charged with three counts of capital murder in the fatal shootings of his uncle, his aunt and his cousin in February 2011.
Media outlets report that Douton held a hearing on Riddick's competency last week.
Dr. Sridhar Yartha was Riddick's primary treating physician at Central State Hospital. He testified that Riddick is competent to stand trial.
An expert witness for the defense, Dr. Eileen Ryan, testified that Riddick is incompetent to understand the legal proceeding or assist his attorneys because he suffers from a rare delusional disorder.
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