Judge orders competency evaluation for Staunton teen charged with slaying on golf course

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STAUNTON, Virginia — A competency evaluation has been ordered for a Staunton teenager accused of killing a mentally disabled man.

Media outlets report that Staunton Circuit Court Judge Charles Ricketts III ordered the evaluation for 16-year-old Isaiah Stuart on Tuesday.

Stuart faces trial as an adult on a first-degree murder charge.

He is accused of killing 26-year-old Julian Parrott near the 18th hole at the Gypsy Hill Park course in May. An autopsy determined that Parrott was stabbed 35 times.

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