Evaluation of Nikko Jenkins to be done in prison
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ A judge has ruled that a man convicted of killing four people in Omaha last summer should undergo a psychiatric evaluation in prison, rather than being taken to a state psychiatric hospital.
According to reports, Douglas County District Judge Peter Bataillon issued the ruling Friday after prosecutors argued that moving Nikko Jenkins from the Lincoln prison where he's being held to a psychiatric hospital would pose a security risk.''
defense psychiatrist says Jenkins' mental state had deteriorated since he was convicted in April of four counts of first-degree murder.
Jenkins is awaiting sentencing for the August 2013 deaths of Curtis Bradford, Jorge Cajiga-Ruiz, Juan Uribe-Pena and Andrea Kruger.
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