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Jeremiah Wright accused of killing his son

jeremiah-wright-400×225Jeremiah Wright is accused of beheading his son, Jori Lirette, in August 2011.  Lirette suffered from cerebral palsy and was confined to a wheelchair.

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The man accused of killing and dismembering his disabled, seven-year old son in Thibodaux is now competent to stand trial.

That’s according to the mental facility that treated Jeremiah Wright.

However, Wright’s attorney says a judge must make the final determination.

He adds, Wright was determined to be competent by the hospital about a year ago, but a judge disagreed.

A hearing date for the latest finding could be set for later this month.

Tuesday, a judge in Lafourche Parish ruled  Jeremiah Wright, the man accused of beheading his seven-year-old son, was incompetent to stand trial.

Wright will remain in the care of the state.  The judge will ask for monthly reports to decide if — and when — he is able to understand the charges against him and assist in his defense.

Wright is accused of beheading his son Jori Lirette in August 2011.  Lirette suffered from cerebral palsy and was confined to a wheelchair.

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