Wednesday, March 29th | 2 Nisan 5777

Close

Be in the know!

Get our exclusive daily news briefing.

Subscribe
July 28, 2016 4:18 am

Would-Be Reagan Assassin to Be Released From Mental Institution

avatar by News Editor

Email a copy of "Would-Be Reagan Assassin to Be Released From Mental Institution" to a friend
Ronald Reagan. Photo: Wiki Commons.

Ronald Reagan. Photo: Wiki Commons.

New York Times – John W. Hinckley Jr., who tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan in 1981, will be allowed to live permanently with his elderly mother in Williamsburg, Va., leaving the psychiatric hospital where he has been imprisoned for several decades, a federal judge ruled on Wednesday.

Judge Paul L. Friedman of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia wrote in his opinion that Mr. Hinckley, 61, no longer posed a danger to himself or others. The release should begin no sooner than Aug. 5, the judge said.

Read full story.

Share this Story: Share On Facebook Share On Twitter Email This Article

Let your voice be heard!

Join the Algemeiner

Algemeiner.com