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In-Depth Evaluation Ordered for Murder Suspect

WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News Staff
news@wbbjtv.com

DRESDEN, Tenn.- A West Tennessee man has been ordered to go for an evaluation at a mental hospital.

Eric McAlister, 40, was charged with two counts of first degree murder and one count of attempted first degree murder earlier this year. McAlister is accused of using his pickup truck to run over his father, David McAlister..

Authorities are waiting for an opening at the hospital before McAlister can go for an evaluation.

They expect that to happen within the next month and after that the next steps for the case will be determined.

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