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Man accused of Flower Hospital rape is ruled competent

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The man who police say raped a woman at ProMedica Flower Hospital was back in court for a competency hearing. Jesse Buck is accused of raping a woman while he was a patient. Tuesday June 24 the court ruled that he is competent enough to stand trial.

Investigators say the rape happened in a bathroom in the psychiatric ward of the hospital. The woman was also a patient at the hospital at the time of the incident.

Tuesday, a report from court diagnostics was presented to the judge ruling Buck competent. Buck is due back in court July 15 for his pretrial hearing.

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