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Psychiatry Expert Testifies On PTSD Defense

Psychiatry Expert Testifies On PTSD Defense

An expert witness called by the prosecution in the Harrisburg, IL, trial of John C. Curtis agrees the defendant has post-traumatic stress disorder, but doesn’t find a connection between PTSD and the shooting death of Toby Jump, 51, on April 4, 2009. Dr. Terry Killian, a psychiatrist in private practice, testified there is no doubt Curtis has PTSD due to his experiences in the Iraq war, but the condition did not lead Curtis to kill Toby Jump in April 2009.

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