Ohio County Man Accused of Sledgehammer Attack Asks for Another Psychiatric Evaluation


An Ohio County man was in court Monday morning following his indictment last week by the Ohio County Grand Jury.

Brandon James Settle is charged with malicious assault and attempted murder after police say he beat his mother with a sledgehammer.

Settle’s attorney asked for another psychiatric evaluation which was granted by the judge.

He’s expected back in court in November.

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