Clifton T. Perkins Hospital Center
A man accused of killing a fellow patient at a state mental hospital has been found incompetent to stand trial.
A Howard County judge has declared a mistrial in the case a man charged with strangling a fellow patient at a maximum-security state mental hospital.
A Howard County jury began deliberating Thursday in the case of a man charged with strangling a fellow patient at a maximum-security state mental hospital, a woman who lived two doors away from him and had become his confidant. After more than five hours of deliberations, the jury went home for the evening and is set to resume Friday morning.
Howard County jurors heard a recording of a man telling investigators his version of the strangling of a fellow patient at a state maximum-security mental hospital.
An attorney for a patient at a maximum-security mental hospital plans to argue at trial next week that the 2010 strangling of a fellow patient was part of a half-fulfilled suicide pact.
Workers at Maryland’s maximum-security mental hospital called on lawmakers Wednesday to support staffing increases at Clifton T. Perkins Hospital Center included in Gov. Martin O’Malley’s proposed budget.
A Howard County judge will order another evaluation of whether a man accused of killing a fellow patient at a state mental hospital is competent to stand trial.
A man charged with killing his roommate in a maximum security wing of a Maryland state mental hospital has been found competent to stand trial.
Maryland health officials are naming a new head for the state’s forensic mental hospital, days after the third slaying there in 13 months.
Mental health advocates and union officials are calling for changes at a Maryland state psychiatric hospital after one patient killed another at the facility.
A Maryland judge has ordered more psychiatric evaluations for a man accused in a carjacking earlier this month.
The chief executive of Maryland’s maximum-security psychiatric hospital is stepping down.