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Attorneys seek mental evaluation for man accused of murdering his parents



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SALT LAKE CITY -- Lawyers for a man accused of shooting and killing his parents in their Castle Dale home said he needs to undergo an inpatient mental competency evaluation.

Peter Sharp, 26, is charged with two counts of aggravated murder in connection with the deaths of his parents William and Charmaine last month.

According to the Deseret News, prosecutors backed up the defense in asking for an in depth competency evaluation -- including how an injury suffered in a truck accident as a teen may have affected Sharp's mental state.

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