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    2010.06.04 - Today's Current News - June 4 2010 ***NO DISCUSSIONS HERE PLEASE ***

    June 4, 2010 - Today's Current News - ***NO DISCUSSIONS HERE PLEASE ***
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    Baby Gabriel Mom Incompetent, Doctors Say
    UPDATED: 11:24 am MST June 4, 2010

    The last time Johnson took the stand, she was lucid enough to repeatedly plead the Fifth Amendment when asked what she did with her so,.

    "When we first took the case, we noticed she was having problems really understanding the basics, the way the court system works," said Nicholas Alcock, Johnson's new attorney. "They sent two doctors to evaluate her and they found that she was incompetent."

    Elizabeth Johnson's volatility has never been in question. Gabriel's father, Logan McQueary, said he had to call police after Johnson slashed up their apartment with a knife. Johnson's own grandfather told CBS 5 News that he thought she was bipolar.

    Now Johnson will be treated and medicated by doctors, against her will if necessary.

    "I don't know if the medication is going to work," said Alcock. "I'm not a doctor. But I do know that after the first couple of weeks after I met her, I understood she was not able to help me.

    "What I'm relieved at right now is that there is some impartial judgment that she suffers from some mental illness," Alcock added.

    Article: http://www.kpho.com/news/23786722/detail.html

    Video: http://www.kpho.com/video/index.html (This video includes an interview with Elizabeth's attorney, Nicholas Alcock.)

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    Two doctors: Baby Gabriel's mom incompetent to stand trial


    This article from yesterday now has a video added.

    http://www.azfamily.com/news/Two-doc...-95588484.html

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    This article has been updated with more information since it was posted yesterday.

    Mother of Baby Gabriel found not competent to stand trial
    Jun. 3, 2010 06:07 PM

    Superior Court spokesman Vincent Funari said there will be another hearing August 12 to decide the length and conditions of the rehabilitative process, which could take up to nine months.

    If after that time, doctors are unable to restore her to competency, a judge must drop charges against her and commit her to state hospital.

    Johnson's attorney, Nicholas Alcock, filed a request for the court evaluation, also known as a Rule 11. Alcock said he felt Johnson was mentally ill since his first meeting with her, and was concerned she would be unable to help him prepare her defense.

    "A criminal defendant has to be able to assist their attorney," he said. "We're talking about complicated matters of law and fact, and there's a minimal standard a defendant has to pass."

    Johnson will continue to be held in Maricopa County Jail until the hearing.

    http://www.azcentral.com/news/articl...#ixzz0pueo6I2V

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    Court: Johnson incompetent to stand trial in missing Baby Gabriel case
    Updated: 11:24 am, Fri Jun 4, 2010.

    "Everything is very doctor driven," Alcock said after Thursday's ruling. "It will be up to the doctors to determine her mental state and how she's doing. The defense and prosecution both are in agreement that there are competency issues."

    http://www.eastvalleytribune.com/loc...cc4c002e0.html

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    This article has been updated.

    Court: Johnson incompetent to stand trial in missing Baby Gabriel case
    Updated: 11:24 am, Fri Jun 4, 2010.

    "Everything is very doctor driven," Alcock said after Thursday's ruling. "It will be up to the doctors to determine her mental state and how she's doing. The defense and prosecution both are in agreement that there are competency issues."

    http://www.eastvalleytribune.com/loc...cc4c002e0.html

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