Jacksonville Beach murder suspect still not competent for prosecution

Man charged in 2011 shooting death of firefighter

Published On: Jan 23 2013 02:47:15 PM EST   Updated On: Jan 23 2013 09:45:06 PM EST
JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Fla. -

A competency review hearing for a murder suspect accused of killing a Jacksonville Beach firefighter resulted in a finding that he is still not competent for prosecution.

Charles Pearce is charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of Mike McCue in February 2011. He's also charged with attempted murder of his father-in-law.

Pearce has been remanded to the custody of a Department of Children and Famlies-run psychiatric care facility for treatment.

His next competency review will be in August.