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Doctor deems Malik Murphy “sane” to stand trial

Posted at 5:27 PM, Mar 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-18 19:27:13-04

COLORADO SPRINGS – We’re learning new details about the young man accused of murdering his younger siblings in October 2017.

Malik Murphy is deemed sane according to a doctor’s most recent mental evaluation.

Malik Murphy
Malik Murphy is charged with murder for the deaths of his younger siblings in Colorado Springs

Murphy has been undergoing regular mental competency hearings since pleading not guilty by reason of insanity last year.

His defense has requested another evaluation, the next review is scheduled for May 20th.

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