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Judge appoints psychiatric experts in Davis murder trial

Published: Monday, Jun. 9, 2014 - 5:48 pm
Last Modified: Wednesday, Sep. 17, 2014 - 1:59 pm

A Yolo Superior Court judge on Monday pushed Daniel William Marsh’s murder trial to August and appointed psychiatric experts in the wake of the teen’s insanity plea in the 2013 killings of an elderly Davis couple.

Trial for Marsh, 17, is now set to begin Aug. 25 in Yolo Superior Court in Woodland before Judge David W. Reed. The Davis teen is accused of first-degree murder in the April 2013 stabbing deaths of Davis attorney and musician Oliver Northup, 87, and wife and church official Claudia Maupin, 76.

Marsh last week changed his plea from not guilty to not guilty by reason of insanity. He originally had been set to face trial June 16 in Yolo Superior Court.

Prosecutors say Marsh broke into the couple’s Cowell Boulevard condominium April 13, 2013, attacking the pair in their bedroom. Police later discovered the couple during a welfare check of the home.

Marsh remains held in Yolo County juvenile custody.

Call The Bee’s Darrell Smith, (916) 321-1040.

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