Wallkill man found incompetent to stand trial

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A man charged with killing his father in the Town of Wallkill last November has been found incompetent to stand trial.

Thomas Martin, 58, of Middletown, was facing second-degree murder and manslaughter charges. According to police, he killed Lester Martin and hid the body in the basement of their home on Scotchtown Collabar Road.

A full psychiatric report on Martin found him unable to stand trial. He is now being turned over to the Mid-Hudson Psychiatric Center for treatment.

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