IOW judge orders mental evaluation of double murder suspect

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Posted on December 21, 2012 at 9:02 AM

Updated Friday, Dec 21 at 9:13 AM

ISLE OF WIGHT -- A judge is ordering a psychological evaluation on a man accused of killing his father and stepmother.

The judge wants to determine if Joseph Joyner, Jr. is competent to stand trial.

In April, the bodies of Joseph Joyner, Sr. and his wife, Sandra, were found at their farm in Carrsville.

Joseph had been shot, and Sandra beaten to death.

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