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Former TSA screener incompetent for trial on LAX threats, judge rules
Former TSA screener incompetent for trial on LAX threats, judge rules

A former TSA screener arrested on six federal charges after allegedly making a series of 9/11-related threats against LAX is not mentally competent to stand trial and must get treatment, a judge ruled Monday. Nna Alpha Onuoha, 30, is accused of intentionally conveying false information and making telephonic threats against the airport after resigning last Sept. 10 from his TSA job. U.S. Dist. Judge Beverly Reid O'Connell, after reviewing a mental health evaluation of Onuoha, determined he suffers from a mental disorder and cannot help in his own defense. She immediately ordered him into treatment. Onuoha could be tried at a later date if he is determined to be competent,...

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