The last of five defendants sentenced in a failed anti-Wall Street plot to bomb a highway bridge in Ohio has appealed his conviction and 10-year sentence.
AKRON, Ohio - Psychologists are outlining the two-decade history of mental health issues of the last of five Ohio bridge bomb-plotting suspects
The testimony came Monday in Akron before federal Judge David Dowd, who must decide if 23-year-old Joshua Stafford of Cleveland is mentally competent for trial.
Forensic psychologist Sandra McPherson detailed Stafford's mental health history. She described him as depressed, suicidal, wary of a dangerous world but able to help his defense.
No bomb went off and no one was hurt in the plot last year. Four other defendants have pleaded guilty and landed prison terms of six to 11 years.
The intended target was a highway bridge over the Cuyahoga Valley National Park between Cleveland and Akron.
Brecksville bridge bomb plot
One of the five men found guilty for their roles in a conspiracy to destroy a northeast Ohio bridge received his sentence Monday.
The last of five defendants in a failed anti-Wall Street plot to bomb a highway bridge near Cleveland faces sentencing after losing another bid for leniency.
Video released on Friday shows a group of men attempting to blow up the Brecksville-Northfield High Level Bridge last year.
The fifth suspect in the Brecksville bomb plot was found guilty on two counts of using weapons of mass destruction and one count of explosions materials.
The last of five suspects in a failed Ohio plot to bomb a highway bridge has taken the stand in his defense.
A prosecutor says an Ohio bridge bomb-plotting suspect planned to use a phone to detonate what he thought were real explosives.
The jury has been chosen in the case of Joshua Stafford, the last of five bridge bomb-plotting suspects, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.
The last of five bridge bomb-plotting suspects in northeast Ohio is headed to trial and the defendant will represent himself.