Judge Approves Defense’s Request for Competency Screening

On June 5, Juan Kibler’s attorney requested a competency screening to decipher if his client should stand trial.

Kibler, 27, is charged with second-degree murder while armed for allegedly stabbing Joseph Harris on May 7.  According to the Metropolitan Police Department, Harris, 40, was reportedly found dead on the 2100 block of 14th St., SE.

Kibler is due back in court June 12 for a status hearing. His lawyers said they would review his competency results at the hearing.