Friday, October 8, 2004

Powder sender to be tested

Detention hearing on hold for mental evaluation of suspect

The Commercial Appeal, October 8, 2004
By Sherri Drake

A federal judge Thursday ordered a mental evaluation of a Memphis man accused of sending bomb threats and envelopes filled with white powder to Florida .

Federal Public Defender Steve Shankman told a judge that Dane Swindell's friends say he needs mental testing.