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Convicted child killer mentally impaired, psychiatrist testifies

By Nelson Daranciang

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Apr 30, 2014

~~<p>A defense mental health expert told the federal jury that found Naeem Williams guilty of capital murder that the former Schofield Barracks soldier suffers from a low IQ and impairment to the area of his brain that controls reasoning, planning and problem-solving.</p>
<p>&ldquo;Mr. Williams (in 2004 and 2005) was suffering from several impairments, intellectual impairment and executive function impair- ment, both made worse by abuse of alcohol,&rdquo; psychiatrist Pablo Stewart told the U.S. District Court jury Tuesday.</p>
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A defense mental health expert told the federal jury that found Naeem Williams guilty of capital murder that the former Schofield Barracks soldier suffers from a low IQ and impairment to the area of his brain that controls reasoning, planning and problem-solving.

“Mr. Williams (in 2004 and 2005) was suffering from several impairments, intellectual impairment and executive function impair- ment, both made worse by abuse of alcohol,” psychiatrist Pablo Stewart told the U.S. District Court jury Tuesday. Login for more...



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