Psychiatrists deem woman accused of Atlantic Place stabbing fit to stand trial

Psychiatrists have deemed her mentally fit to stand trial four times.

But lawyers for Irene Hutchings insist she was not in her right mind when she stabbed a police officer in august. As NTV’s Rosie Mullaley reports, that’s why they’re set on having her found not criminally responsible.


About the Author
Rosie Mullaley is an award-winning journalist who covered the justice beat in St. John’s for many years. A veteran reporter, who spent over three decades with the province’s daily newspaper, she enjoys telling a wide range of stories, from human interest pieces to sports to hard-hitting news and developments that affect citizens in their communities. When she isn’t tracking down the news, she is a talented musician who plays keyboard and guitar and is lead vocalist for the four-piece band Trails End. One of the province’s most respected journalists, she is also the proud mother of two wonderful boys.
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