Indiana man accused of killing and eating girlfriend ‘not mentally competent to stand trial’

Indiana man accused of killing and eating girlfriend ‘not mentally competent to stand trial’

By Staff and agencies, The Independent (Full article)

An Indiana man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend and eating parts of her body isn’t mentally competent to stand trial, a judge ruled on Wednesday.

Clark County Circuit Court Judge Vicki Carmichael deemed 36-year-old Joseph Oberhansley incompetent after hearing testimony from three doctors who evaluated him.

Prosecutors allege that Oberhansley broke into the Jeffersonville home of his 46-year-old ex-girlfriend, Tammy Jo Blanton, in September 2014, and that he raped her, stabbed her to death and ate parts of her body. […]

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