Ingham County´s Mental Health Court aims to keep sick offenders out of jail
Thomas Boyd has seen a lot of defendants, but the chief judge of 55th District Court in Ingham County can still picture one young man he sentenced a few years ago.
"He was only 17, hadn´t even grown into his full adult male body, and he was already a big, gangly kid," Boyd said.
The man heard voices others didn´t hear. He had already been in and out of mental hospitals, including Kalamazoo Psychiatric.
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