Accused New Orleans Cop Killer Ruled Incompetent To Stand Trial

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The man accused of killing NOPD officer Marcus McNeil in 2017 is incompetent to stand trial.

So says Criminal Court Judge Franz Zibilich who ordered treatment yesterday for Darren Bridges after a hearing that emphasized the man's problems communicating with his attorney.

Bridges is accused of shooting Officer McNeil after an altercation on October 13th, 2017.

He's been described as a "career criminal" with more than a dozen arrests and at least three guilty pleas since 2004.

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