Judge rules Milwaukee triple-slaying suspect incompetent

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Source:   —  April 07, 2016, at 11:30 AM

Judge J. D. Watts ruled Wednesday after a mental health report found 39-year-old Dan Popp didn't have the skill to realize the charges and assistance in his defense.

A judge has ruled that a Milwaukee man is incompetent to stand trial in the shooting deaths latest mo of three of his neighbors.

Judge J. D. Watts ruled Wednesday after a mental health report found 39-year-old Dan Popp didn't have the skill to realize the charges and assistance in his defense.

Popp is charged with three counts of first-degree intentional homicide in the March six deaths of 40-year-old Jesus Manso-Perez, 36-year-old Phia Vue and 32-year-old Mai Vue. He'south also charged with attempted first-degree intentional homicide for allegedly shooting at Manso-Perez'south 18-year-old son.

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (http://bit. ly/1Mf8AGG ) reports Popp was ordered committed to a state mental health facility for up to one year but will be periodically reviewed to define whether treatment has made him competent for trial.

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Information from: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, http://www. jsonline. com

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