PASCO, Wash. -- A competency hearing has been pushed back for Jose Garcia Morales. He and his brother, Ramon Morales are accused of murdering a man and critically wounding his wife in Pasco nearly two years ago.
Public defenders are planning a mental evaluation for Jose Garcia Morales next week. Results from state exams and the defense team go before a judge November 15th.
Prosecutor Steve Lowe has asked to be dismissed from this case and others because he is currently losing his bid for re-election.