Suspect Brandon Byrd to undergo mental evaluation


A judge on Tuesday ordered murder suspect Brandon Byrd undergo a mental evaluation at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital.

Brandon Byrd was charged with second-degree murder while armed for allegedly stabbing his father, Otis Byrd, near a hospital parking garage last August.
On Tuesday the judge ordered Byrd held at St. Elizabeth for a mental evaluation. Byrd is scheduled for a status update on his mental evaluation on March 23.

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