MOUNT PLEASANT, MI – James Eric Davis Jr. allegedly shot and killed both of his parents as they arrived at Central Michigan University to pick him up for spring break on Friday March 2nd, 2018. He had been declared incompetent to stand trial for the murder of his parents. That all changed today.
James Eric Davis Jr. has been declared competent to stand trial for the murder of his parents on March 2 in Campbell Hall. He has been undergoing treatment at the Center for Forensic Psychiatry in Saline. He will remain housed at the center in order to maintain his state of competency
James Eric Davis Jr. was found mentally fit to stand trial by Isabella County District Judge Eric Janes following a competency hearing on October 30th, 2018. No future court date has been announced.
Davis is charged with two counts of open murder and a firearm violation.