California judge mulls mental fitness of alleged mass killer



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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California court is deciding whether an alleged mass murderer is mentally fit to stand trial for killing seven former classmates at a small Christian college in 2012.

The Contra Costa Times (http://tinyurl.com/h39rh3p ) on Thursday reported that psychologist Todd Schirmer testified that he believes 47-year-old One Goh is mentally capable to face a murder trial. Several other mental health professional have testified Goh was unfit.

The judge could rule as early as next week. If Goh is found unfit to stand trial, he will be confined indefinitely to a mental institution.

The former nursing student is accused of killing seven and injuring three during an April 2, 2012 rampage on the Oakland campus of Oikos University.

Goh has been diagnosed with schizophrenia, severe depression, and a delusional disorder.

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