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Exam finds man accused of jumping White House fence 'not competent'
Exam finds man accused of jumping White House fence 'not competent'

The man accused of running into the White House last month after scaling the fence and evading Secret Service officers has been found “presently not competent” to stand trial, according to a preliminary competency evaluation. But U.S. District Court Judge Rosemary M. Collyer said Tuesday she has ordered a more in-depth competency examination for Omar Gonzalez, 42, to occur within in 30 days. "It is in the interest of justice that we ascertain Mr. Gonzalez's competency before any prosecution moves forward," she said. Gonzalez, an Iraq war veteran, was arrested Sept. 19 after running through an unlocked White House door and telling security agents that he had...

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