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Was he appointed a lawyer?
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His attorney needs to know about his mental issues. He may have an insanity defense. To prove insanity, he needs to be able to show that as a result of his mental illness, he did not understand what he was doing or the concequences for his actions. He can't really expect his attorney to make the best decision for him without all the facts.