Christchurch attacks: NZ suspect ordered to undergo mental health tests | Daily News

Christchurch attacks: NZ suspect ordered to undergo mental health tests

The man accused of killing 50 people in last month's attacks on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, has been ordered to undergo mental health tests.

He would be seen by experts to decide if he was fit to stand trial or insane, said high court judge Cameron Mander.

The suspect faces 50 murder charges and 39 attempted murder charges.

Australian Brenton Tarrant, 28, appeared in the courtroom - packed with relatives of some of the victims - via video link from prison.

He was not required to enter a plea.

It is the deadliest mass shooting attack New Zealand has ever seen.


 

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