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Man charged with biting trooper's ear to have treatment

Posted at 11:40 AM, Mar 10, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-10 11:40:01-05

A man accused of biting off part of an Ohio State Highway Patrol trooper’s ear has been found currently not competent to stand trial.

A judge in Lorain County this week ordered mental-health treatment for 44-year-old Cornelius Carey Jr. and set a September hearing to reassess his competency for trial.

Carey has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity to charges including assault and resisting arrest. A message was left for Carey’s attorney Friday.