Man accused in Palm Springs cop killings found competent to stand trial

Man accused in Palm Springs cop killings found competent to stand trial

Jason Kurosu Special to Valley News A 27-year-old ex-convict charged with the ambush killings of two Palm Springs police officers who went to his home on a family disturbance call nearly a year ago is deemed mentally competent to stand trial, a judge ruled. John Hernandez Felix, who is accused of fatally shooting veteran training […]

Competency bench trial underway for accused Palm Springs cop killer

INDIO – Testimony will continue today to determine whether a 27-year-old ex-con charged with the ambush killings of two Palm Springs police officers is competent to stand trial even though his lawyers allege he is suffering from “traumatic amnesia,” leaving him with no memory of last fall’s shooting and preventing him from assisting in his […]