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Basketball player ruled incompetent for trial

WACO, Texas (AP) — A former Baylor University basketball player charged with murdering a teammate was ruled incompetent to stand trial Thursday.

District Judge George Allen sent Carlton Dotson, 22, to a state mental hospital for up to four months, after which his competence will be evaluated again.

Dotson could get life in prison if convicted of shooting Patrick Dennehy, who was missing about six weeks before his body was found in 2003 in a field near Baylor's Waco campus.