Iron River Homicide suspect found competent

By KBJR News 1

Iron River Homicide suspect found competent

March 25, 2014 Updated Mar 25, 2014 at 4:55 PM CDT

Iron River, WI (NNCNOW.com) --- The suspect in an Iron River, Wisconsin double homicide has been found to be competent to participate in his defense during the case.

Jim Crain Junior, 44, is accused of stabbing his mother and father, Jim and Eunice Crain to death in their home on December 7, 2013.

At Tuesday's status conference, the court reviewed a competency evaluation from a doctor and set preliminary examination dates in April and May.

Crain, Junior is charged with First Degree Intentional Homicide, Battery of a Peace Officer and Failure to comply with an Officer.

He's being held in jail on $1M bail.