Accused of murder and attempted murder in 2014 case.
Defense attorney Gregory LaForge asks for two weeks to review Ji’s mental competency evaluation.
Criminal proceedings against Ji suspended while expert determines if he is mentally competent to stand trial.
Two-day hearing reviews forensic evidence from sheriff’s deputies and detectives. Superior Court Judge Felice rules there is enough evidence to go to trial.
The former Haybaler discusses his roots in the region and what he would bring to the bench.
Decision on preliminary hearing date expected this week.
Following the June elections, Gregory LaForge and Omar Rodriguez continue on to the November ballot.