TAMPA (CBSMiami/AP ) – A man who killed his daughter by throwing her off a bridge into Tampa Bay has been found incompetent to stand trial.
John Jonchuck, 26, was arrested shortly after he dropped 5-year-old Pheobe into the water in 2015, according to police.
Jonchuck didn’t attend Tuesday’s hearing. He will return to a state mental hospital to continue treatment.
Public defender Jessica Manuele says another hearing to determine whether Jonchuck will face first-degree murder charges is now scheduled for October 18th.
Police arrested Jonchuck shortly after they say he dropped 5-year-old Pheobe into Tampa Bay in 2015.
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