Dr. Kent Shinbach

David Tarloff (file/credit: CBS 2)

Schizophrenic Convicted In Therapist’s Meat Cleaver Murder Gets Life In Prison

David Tarloff was sentenced Friday. He was convicted of first-degree murder in March in a case long confounded by questions about his mental health. This was the third time he was tried for this murder.

05/02/2014

David Tarloff (credit: CBS 2)

Jury Selection To Begin In Therapist Meat Cleaver Slaying

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.

03/03/2013

Tarloff is walked out of the 19th Precinct. (AP File/Andy Kropa)

Man Found Unfit For Trial In Therapist Slaying

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.

11/09/2010

Tarloff is walked out of the 19th Precinct. (AP File/Andy Kropa)

Psychiatrists Find Tarloff Unfit For Trial

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.

10/18/2010

David Tarloff

Psych Exam Ordered In NYC Therapist Slay Trial

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.

10/15/2010