Mugshot of Charles S. Severance. (credit: West Virginia Regional Jail and Correctional Facility Authority)

Charles Severance Found Competent to Stand Trial in Alexandria Killings

A judge has found a Virginia man competent to stand trial in the shooting deaths of three Alexandria residents over a 10-year span.


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Competency Finding Challenged In Socialite’s Death

Defense lawyers said Thursday they would challenge a finding that a German man is competent to stand trial in the killing of his much older wife inside their Washington home.