Judge Finds Child Sex Abuse Defendant Competent to Stand Trial

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DC Superior Court Judge Julie Becker found a sex abuse defendant competent to stand trial on June 28. 

The defendant is charged with first-degree child sexual abuse. 

Defense attorney Bernadette Armand said she “dispute[s] the Department of Behavioral Health (DBH) report findings” and will be hiring an private expert to evaluate her client. 

Judge Becker scheduled a status hearing for Sept, 24 to give her time to get an additional report. 

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