Man in Detroit explosive case still not mentally competent
MARQUETTE | A judge has ruled that a Michigan man who authorities say placed an explosive outside a federal building in Detroit last year is still not mentally competent to face the charges.
The Mining Journal of Marquette reports that U.S. Magistrate Judge Timothy Greeley made the determination Tuesday in the case of Gary Mikulich. Judge Greeley made a similar determination in August. Mr. Mikulich, 44, is in custody for treatment to try to improve his mental health.
An email seeking comment was sent Thursday to an attorney for Mr. Mikulich.
Mr. Mikulich, of Kingsford, is charged with leaving a metal box containing explosive components outside the Mcnamara Federal Building on Feb. 26, 2011. After his arrest, his family said he was diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia 18 years ago and often refuses to take medication. couple aimed for the birthday with the other children.
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