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Woman Charged with Killing Husband Unfit for Trial

GENTRY, AR-- The Benton County woman accused of shooting her husband while he slept earlier this year has been declared not mentally fit to stand trial.
GENTRY, AR-- The Benton County woman accused of shooting her husband while he slept earlier this year has been declared not mentally fit to stand trial.

According to Benton County prosecutor Van Stone, the State Hospital said she cannot proceed at this point. The judge ordered Fleck return to the hospital so staff can restore her fitness to proceed.

Stone said, "This does not mean the case will end, just that it will resume once she is restored mentally."

Police say Fleck shot and killer her husband, Evan Fleck, back on March 3 with children in the home. Officers say she then left the children in the house and took off to Oklahoma, where she was later arrested.  Affidavits show Fleck's husband had been having an affair and had recently filed for divorce.
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