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Montwheeler prosecution hinges on new mental health findings

By Jayme Fraser

The Enterprise

VALE – The aggravated murder trial of Anthony Montwheeler might be put on hold for as long as three years after the Oregon State Hospital said a mental illness makes him unfit to stand trial, a finding that also delays a decision on whether he can successfully employ the insanity defense.

Montweeler’s record of crime has often tangled with competing medical judgments of whether he has a mental illness and . . .

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