The Fifth District Appellate Court upheld a first-degree murder conviction against a man who challenged the verdict over his fitness to stand trial.
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Appellate court affirms lower court’s order to continue treatment for man convicted of first-degree murder
MOUNT VERNON – The Fifth District Appellate Court affirmed a ruling of St. Clair County Circuit Judge Robert Haida in remanding a man convicted of murder to the custody of the Department of Human Services for continuing treatment.
MOUNT VERNON – The Fifth District Appellate Court on Oct. 4 upheld the rejection of the appeal of a man seeking annulment of a court order that had committed him as a sexually violent person, ruling that allegations he did not have the mental capacity to understand the proceedings against him were groundless.