Accused Springdale murderer unfit for trial, doctors say

Posted: February 2, 2018 at 12:08 p.m.

Dustin Price, 28, Springdale, WASHCO, capital murder

FAYETTEVILLE -- A Springdale man accused of killing his mother and stepfather is not mentally fit to be tried, according to doctors at the Arkansas State Hospital.

Competency evaluation

An assessment of the ability of a defendant to understand and rationally participate in a court process. Competency to stand trial is generally determined via a pretrial evaluation of the defendant’s overall mental status and mental state at the time of the examination.

Source: Staff reports

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