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Wallkill man found incompetent to stand trial

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

News 12 Staff

May 22, 2014, 7:27 PM

Updated 3,681 days ago

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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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