A preliminary hearing was later set for Nov. 12 in Courtroom 5C at the Jefferson County courthouse. The trial judge will be District Judge Tamara Russell.
Kenneth Berry appeared in court on Monday, Sept. 28, at 1:30 p.m. with his attorney, John Tinder, in front of District Judge Brian Boatright in Division 10.
Berry’s wife, Anne Wakeford Berry, a co-defendant in the case, was also present, along with her attorney, Jeremy Reed. The two are expected to face trial concurrently.
Tinder said he had no objection to the competency ruling.