Insanity plea dismissed for Angola man accused of murder.

An insanity plea was dismissed for an Angola man accused of murder. A quick pre-trial conference took place recently for 29-year-old Joshua Monday. Monday is facing charges for the murder of Bryan Hall, 56 of Angola.On October 12, 2023 Monday allegedly shot Hall multiple times inside of Hall’s apartment building in the 600 block of Gilmore Street.Monday was caught by an off-duty sheriff deputy after after breaking into a nearby business.Monday’s attorney Gregory Ridenour filed a motion to have him, “evaluated for competency, and also filed Notice of Intent to argue the affirmative defense of Insanity,” said Steuben County Chief Deputy Prosecutor Travis Musser. The court ordered Monday to be examined by three mental health experts and those results found Monday competent to stand trial. A pre-trial conference is set for May 14th.


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