Attorney hopes mental evaluation confirms McDonald incompetent to stand trial

Attorney hopes mental evaluation confirms McDonald incompetent to stand trial

ODESSA, TX (KWES) - Attorney Justin Low, has notified the court Gabe McDonald, 17, is incompetent to stand trial.

The court will appoint a neutral expert to do a mental evaluation of McDonald in the next 10 days.

Low said the evaluation itself will take about 30 days.

Low is hopeful the expert will confirm McDonald is in fact, incompetent to stand trial.

Gabe McDonald is charged with capitals murder in the shooting deaths of his parents back in March.

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