Doctors and lawyers testify about murder suspect's competency

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(KSL News) A judge is trying to decide if a man accused in the murder of his girlfriend is competent to stand trial.

Judge Judith Atherton heard from lawyers and doctors this morning about the mental state of Michael Doyel.

He is accused of killing his girlfriend Deborah Jones last April and then taking her body across state lines to Missouri, where he was caught.

Doyel is also facing charges in federal court related to the crime.

A decision on his competency is expected in the coming days.

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