April 24, 2013
From The Star News on 24 April, 2013:
The state is permitted to have accused killer Andrew Bernard Adams tested for mental retardation after a defense expert concluded he is mentally retarded, a New Hanover County judge determined Wednesday.
The convicted serial rapist is facing the death penalty in the January 2012 killing of Latricia Ann Scott, 24, of Wilmington. Family reported Scott missing Jan. 10. Three days later, the young mother's battered body was found buried in a shallow grave in Adams' Cowen Street backyard. She'd been bludgeoned to death with a hammer, according to officials.
If Adams is found mentally retarded...
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