Man accused of killing grandmother deemed competent for trial

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - A man accused of killing his grandmother is deemed competent to stand trial.

Psychiatrists evaluated Carl Webb Jr. after his defense asked for a sanity hearing.

Webb is accused of killing his 75-year-old grandmother in 2009.

He is currently serving a sentence on a weapons charge.

Webb's trial is slated to begin Jan. 7.

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