Man charged in building explosion ordered to mental hospital

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A man accused of detonating a homemade explosive device outside a federal building in Arizona has been ordered to participate in a program at the Arizona State Hospital aimed at restoring his mental fitness.

The Casa Grande Dispatch reports that a judge on Friday said a psychological evaluation indicates that Abdullatif Aldosary isn't mentally competent to stand trial.

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Aldosary is charged with attempted first-degree murder, arson and use of explosives in the 2012 bombing outside a Social Security Administration building in Casa Grande.

No one was injured in the blast. He has pleaded not guilty.

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He also faces an unrelated murder charge in the November 2012 shooting death of Orlando Requena at an Arizona Grain processing facility in Maricopa.

Aldosary has pleaded not guilty in the murder case.


Information from: Casa Grande Dispatch.

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