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Taxpayers in Washington state will have to shell out $250 to a homeless man accused of pushing a 62-calendar year-previous lady down the stairs of a gentle rail station in Seattle for every day he does not get mental well being therapy, in accordance to neighborhood stories.

Alexander Jay, 40, was arrested on March 3, a working day after the assault at the Chinatown-Intercontinental District light rail station at 5th Avenue South and South Jackson Avenue, Fox News Electronic beforehand described.

Jay was also accused of stabbing a lady 10 situations at a bus quit that very same day, FOX13 Seattle claimed.

He went on trial in April, but a judge considered him incompetent and requested him to shell out three months at an inpatient facility, according to the report.

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Right after additional than 100 days without having becoming admitted, King County Top-quality Court docket Judge Johanna Bender uncovered the Division of Social and Health Services (DSHS) in contempt of court for failing to get Jay procedure, KING5-Tv documented. 

Alexander Jay, the homeless male accused of pushing a 62-year-aged female down the stairs of a Seattle light rail station in March, has almost two dozen prior convictions in Washington relationship again to 2000, prosecutors explained.
(King County Prosecuting Lawyer)

Bender also requested the condition to pay back $250 for each day, which began accruing on May perhaps 9, until finally Jay gets admitted for therapy, the experiences stated.

Jay is at this time remaining held in jail, a violation of his due approach legal rights, due to the severity of the prices.

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DSHS advised FOX13 that the earliest Jay may get into remedy was mid-August – which could result in taxpayers having to pay extra than $17,000 to Jay.

Jay has virtually two dozen prior convictions in Washington relationship again to 2000, according to prosecutors.