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.
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.
The man who attempted to assassinate President Ronald Reagan is asking to spend more time outside a Washington mental hospital, but a government lawyer says John Hinckley’s request is premature and that he recently lied to cover up the fact he looked at books on Reagan and presidential assassinations.
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 state report is faulting employees at Maryland’s maximum-security psychiatric hospital for their behavior
during the strangulation of a patient last September.