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Hearing ordered on forced medication of defendant (access required)

As the government has an important interest in prosecuting a defendant charged with the premeditated murder of his cellmate, there will be a hearing to determine whether the defendant will be forced to take antipsychotic medication to restore his competency to stand trial. Background A grand jury returned a one-count indictment charging Eric Horne with the premeditated ...