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DALLAS (CBSDFW/1080 KRLD) – The man who stabbed a woman with a screwdriver at an Irving health club last year has been declared insane…after he was found fit to stand trial for his alleged crime.
Since a woman was attacked with a screwdriver at the 24-Hour Fitness in Irving last year, Phillip Roberts has been declared mentally ill, unable to stand trial. Until recently.
And now that he has finally been tried, a Dallas County judge has found Roberts not guilty by reason of insanity at the time of the offense.
Defense attorney Josh Healey says Roberts will be sent to a mental health facility for 30 days, and if he stays on his medication, and the doctors agree, Roberts could be released.
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