Castle Undergoing Competency Hearing Today

Written by on January 26, 2022

A Competency Evaluation has been scheduled for a Kenton man.

The evaluation will take place today and will determine if Charles Castle is competent to stand trial on charges connected to the kidnapping of a 7 year old girl.

The 57 year old entered pleas of not guilty by reason of insanity on one count of aggravated attempted murder, one count of rape, 6 counts of kidnapping, three counts 

of tampering with evidence and one count each of endangering children, felonious assault, burglary and possessing criminal tools.

He was indicted in late December.

Upon receipt of the report on the evaluation, a hearing will be set in Hardin County Common Pleas Court.

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