Man in suspicious death case found competentJune 25,2014
the associated press
BURLINGTON ó Authorities say a man considered a person of interest in a suspicious death has been found competent following a psychiatric evaluation.
Court papers said 52-year-old Mark Delude told others he acted in self-defense when he killed Forrest Bryant in May at a Burlington homeless encampment. He was charged with obstruction of justice.
Delude has been jailed for lack of $10,000 bail at the Northwest State Correctional Facility in St. Albans.
Lawyers told Judge Samuel Hoar at a hearing Monday the state was waiting for a medical examinerís report before deciding whether to bring homicide charges against Delude.MORE IN This Just InIn this season of hope and joy, it was sobering to me last night to see on the evening news a... Full Story
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