MADISON, Neb. (KNEN-FM) — A judge has ruled that a man accused of stabbing to death a neighbor in northeast Nebraska is still incompetent for trial.
Station KNEN reports that the judge made the ruling Friday on Rodolfo Castaneda-Morejon. He's pleaded not guilty to a murder charge in the slaying of Yosvanis Velazquez Gomez on Aug. 25, 2017, in Norfolk. Court records say Castaneda-Morejon told investigators he confronted Velazquez Gomez about an inappropriate text message sent to Castaneda-Morejon's girlfriend, suspecting the two were having a secret relationship.
Castaneda-Morejon has been undergoing treatment at the state psychiatric hospital in an effort to restore him to competency.