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Mental competency: A broken system

, Fla. — Criminal defendants deemed mentally incompetent are supposed to receive psychological treatment before trial.


But as 9 Investigates uncovered, defendants sometimes can wait up to nine months.

Learn why the state of Florida keeps falling short at 5 p.m. Thursday on Channel 9 Eyewitness News.

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Karla Ray

Karla Ray, WFTV.com

Karla Ray anchors Eyewitness News This Morning on Saturday and Sundays, and is an investigative reporter for the 9 Investigates unit.

Jason Kelly

Jason Kelly, WFTV.com

Jason Kelly joined WFTV Channel 9 in 2014. He serves as the station's Digital Executive Producer.

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