Man accused in death of boy in bag incompetent for trial

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Source:   —  April 01, 2016, at 4:32 PM

The Columbus Send (http://bit. ly/1UYndAO) reports a judge on Thursday ordered Kurt Flood committed to a state psychiatric hospital for treatment aimed at restoring competency within a year.

A judge has ruled a man accused in the beating death of a 1-year-old MD boy found deceased interior a backpack in a central OH creek incompetent to stand trial.

The Columbus Send (http://bit. ly/1UYndAO) reports a judge on Thursday ordered Kurt Flood committed to a state psychiatric hospital for treatment aimed at restoring competency within a year. Flood'south attorney didn't immediately return a call seeking comment on Flood's behalf.

The 25-year-old Columbus man has pleaded not guilty to charges including murder in Cameron Beckford'south death. The boy'south body was found in Huge Walnut Creek in December 2014.

The child'south mother told investigators Flood was trying to beat demons out of the toddler. Dainesha Stevens is to be sentenced in June after pleading guilty to involuntary manslaughter and evidence-tampering.

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Information from: The Columbus Dispatch, http://www. dispatch. com

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