Dr. Kent Shinbach
David Tarloff’s lawyers don’t dispute that he killed psychologist Kathryn Faughey. But they argue he was so psychotic that he shouldn’t be held criminally responsible for her death.
A schizophrenic accused of murdering a New York psychotherapist with a meat cleaver has been ruled mentally unfit for a trial that had been close to starting.
The murder case against a schizophrenic man charged with the 2008 killing of a psychotherapist with a meat cleaver in Manhattan was halted after he was found mentally unfit to proceed.
David Tarloff’s ability to stand trial in the deadly meat-cleaver attack at a Manhattan therapy office abruptly came under question Friday as jurors were being chosen.