A competency evaluation has been ordered for a 24-year-old man accused of stabbing a Franklin County corrections officer with a cell door key.
Antonio Davis will be evaluated in the jail by a psychiatrist from Medical Lake's Eastern State Hospital.
Deputy Prosecutor Frank Jenny proposed the order Tuesday given concerns about Davis' mental health. Defense attorney Craig Stilwill agreed with it.
Davis is charged in Superior Court with second-degree assault for the July 25 incident.
Court documents show his full name is Antonio Davis-Ramos, but at a previous hearing he said he only uses one last name.
Davis has another case that was put on hold just two days before he allegedly attacked jail employee Justin Husom outside a cell.
Davis was on suicide watch at the time, awaiting the evaluation in that case for allegedly possessing a stolen vehicle.
Judge Jerry Roach with Franklin County District Court presided over Tuesday's hearing. Davis has objected to a Superior Court judge being on the case since the victim's wife works in the court's administration office.
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