Suspect in UPS driver’s slaying deemed incompetent for trial
ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) — A man charged with fatally shooting a UPS driver outside a central New York Wal-Mart last month has been ruled mentally incompetent for trial.
A Tompkins County Court judge made the ruling Thursday in the second-degree murder case against Justin Barkley. The judge committed him to a state mental health institution for evaluation. The move comes after two psychiatric examinations decided Barkley wasn't competent.
Mental exam ordered for man accused of killing UPS driver
ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) — A 38-year-old man charged with killing a seasonal UPS driver in a Wal-Mart parking lot has been ordered to undergo a mental evaluation after telling a judge he believed he killed President-elect Donald Trump.
Justin Barkley of Dryden appeared in Tompkins County Court on Monday to be arraigned for the murder of 52-year-old William Schumacher, who was shot shortly before 1 a.m. on Dec. 8 outside a Wal-Mart in Ithaca.
UPS driver killed when he stops for food; suspect surrenders
ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) — A UPS driver who had stopped for something to eat was shot and killed early Thursday in a Wal-Mart parking lot by a motorist who then ran over him and later surrendered to authorities after an hourslong standoff at a nearby home, police and company officials said.
The Latest: Police name suspect in slaying of NY UPS driver
ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shooting of a UPS driver outside a Wal-Mart store in upstate New York (all times local):
Authorities have identified the man accused of fatally shooting a UPS truck driver as a 38-year-old upstate New York man with no prior connection to the victim.