Deasia Watkins appears before a judge on April 28. (FOX19/M.Buckingham)
CINCINNATI (FOX19) -
The woman accused of decapitating her 3-month-old daughter will undergo treatment before her case goes before a jury.
A judge on Tuesday ruled Deasia Watkins, 20, incompetent to stand trial based psychological evaluations she's undergone since her arrest last month. She will enter a treatment facility and the court will reevaluate her case in October.
Officials say Watkins brutally killed her infant daughter inside a College Hill home on March 16. Watkins was treated for Postpartum Psychosis two months before her daughter Janiyah's death, according to documents.
Hamilton County Department of Job & Family Services indicated Watkins may not have been taking her medication, leading to delusional thinking and hallucinations.
A grand jury indicted Watkins on an aggravated murder charge. If convicted, she will not receive the death penalty.