WKYT | Lexington, Kentucky | News

Man Headed Back To Mental Institution

A man accused of killing his wife and a Lexington firefighter will go back to a mental institution.

Patrick Hutchinson has agreed to continue his treatment.

He was declared mentally ill and murder charges against him were dropped in 2004.

Police say Hutchinson shot his wife, and then killed firefighter Brenda Cowan after she responded to the scene.

If Hutchinson is ever found to be competent, his murder charges will be reinstated and he would have to stand trial.


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus

WKYT

2851 Winchester Rd. Lexington, Ky 40509 859-299-0411 - switchboard 859-299-2727 - newsroom
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 35065234 - wkyt.com/a?a=35065234