Thursday, February 17, 2011

Dad deemed mentally competent, to stand trial for attempted murder of 8-year-old son (Shasta County, California)

The Shrinks have Spoken: Dad GEOFFREY KELLY is "mentally competent" (enough) to stand trial for the attempted murder of his 8-year-old son. Daddy took a metal baseball bat to the kid and nearly beat him to death. We've posted on this case before.

Shasta County Father Deemed Mentally Competent to Stand Trial in Child Abuse Case
Posted on February 17, 2011 by kpayeditor

A Shasta County man charged with attempted murder and child abuse has been declared mentally competent to stand trial. 53 year old Geoffrey Kelly has pleaded not guilty to the charges. He was arrested in January for allegedly beating his 8 year old son with a metal baseball bat. Kelly is scheduled to return to court next week for a preliminary hearing.