FayObserver.com – Law needed for when courts deal with mental illness

Life or death decisions – not something we all face every day. But that’s just what the jury in Fayetteville faced following the episode in April of 2004, when Abdullah Shareef stole a city van, hit and injured David McCaskill, Gary Weller and Robert Fortier, then ran over and killed Lonel Bass. The National Alliance on Mental Illness North Carolina expresses our sorrow to all of the victims involved in this tragedy.

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