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Woman charged with murder of Lerona man competent to stand trial

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The woman charged with first degree murder in the April 1 death of a Mercer County man is competent to stand trial.

According to Prosecuting Attorney George Sitler, Circuit Court Judge Derek Swope made the decision Friday morning "after considering information provided by the Court-appointed forensic psychologist."

Roena Cheryl Mills, 41, is currently being held in Southern Regional Jail. Her preliminary hearing will be held Friday, May 18 in front of Magistrate Sandra Dorsey.

Mills is accused of killing Bo Allen White, 29, at his home on Eden Valley Road. White's body was decapitated. Police found Mills standing in a nearby driveway covered in blood.

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