Panel Finds Eldest Son Of Alton Sterling Incompetent To Stand Trial

Alton Sterling's son Cameron Sterling walks to up to the U.S. Federal Courthouse on May 3, 2017 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

A court appointed commission says 18-year-old Cameron Sterling is incompetent to stand trial on a child rape charge.

He's the eldest son of Alton Sterling, the man killed by Baton Rouge police during a 2016 struggle outside a convenience store.

The competency ruling yesterday could change in the future for the younger Sterling. He was transported to a forensic hospital in Jackson with his next hearing set for mid-August.

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