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Teacher stabbing suspect going to mental health facility

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TYLER, TX (KLTV) - A judge has ruled that Byron Truvia, the 16-year-old student accused in the stabbing death of his John Tyler teacher, is mentally incompetent and unfit to stand trial right now. Truvia will be sent to a mental health treatment facility in Terrell or Vernon to undergo treatment and testing for 90 days. An update on his mental condition and progress will be sent to the court after 75 days of treatment.

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