(WABI) – The judge’s decision was to confine William Bruce to a psychiatric hospital.
Bruce is accused of murdering 47-year-old Amy Bruce back in June of 2006. In October, a judge ruled that the suspect was incompetent to stand trial, although a trial could go forward if bruce’s mental condition improved.
The judge ruled on Tuesday that Bruce is insane, and is not criminally responsible for Amy Bruce’s death.
Bruce will most likely be committed to the Riverview Psychiatric Center in Augusta.