NEVADA, Iowa - A 70-year-old man accused of stabbing his wife to death will undergo a competency evaluation..
The judge in Gary Lee Pillman first-degree murder trial ordered the assessment.
Prosecutors say Pillman went to his neighbor’s home last November 13th and said he had killed his wife.
Police then found the body of 62-year-old Betty Jean Pillman.
Gary Pillman told investigators he attacked her after she said she was divorcing him.