Commonwealth’s Attorney Gail Williams filed a motion Tuesday asking Judge James Bowling, Jr. to set aside an order that allowed Wellie Paul Grant to go free.
Williams argues in the motion that Grant should either be incarcerated or hospitalized until he obtains competency.
Williams also claims that the court failed to conduct an involuntary hospitalization proceeding. State law requires a proceeding if a defendant is found to be incompetent to stand trial with no substantial probability of obtaining competency….
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By Sharon Burton