Edmond Man Accused Of Killing Parents Found Competent To Stand Trial


Wednesday, December 18th 2019, 6:13 pm
By: News 9


An Edmond man accused of killing his parents has been found competent to stand trial, his attorney confirmed.

Elijah Walker was charged with two counts of first-degree murder.

He is accused of killing his parents, 50-year-old Michael Walker and 44-year-old Rachael Walker, in March. 

Elijah Walker's brother called 911 after hearing gunshots in the home near Covell Road and Bryant Avenue. 

Related: Brother Calls 911 After Teen Allegedly Shoots, Kills Parents In Edmond 

In June, a state psychologist ruled Walker was not competent to stand trial. 

Read more: Edmond Man Accused Of Killing Parents Found Not Competent For Trial, Lawyer Says 

On Wednesday, a judge ruled that Walker was competent to stand trial, Walker's attorney told News 9.

A preliminary hearing has been set for Feb. 21, 2020. 

Walker is booked in the Oklahoma County jail.