TAMPA (CBSMiami/AP) – Doctors have found a man accused of throwing his daughter off a bridge leading to the Sunshine Skyway over Tampa Bay incompetent to stand trial.
John Jonchuck appeared in court Tuesday. If the court rules in line with the doctors’ reports, Jonchuck would likely be sent to a hospital for six months before his case returns to court for another status check.
Jonchuck was arrested January 8th after he allegedly dropped 5-year-old Phoebe more than 60 feet off a bridge.
He has a history of mental health issues.
On Monday, a report released by a state task force determined the people and agencies meant to help children in need failed Phoebe nearly every step of the way before her death.
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