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Mental exam requested for accused teen

TULSA, Okla. (AP)  An Oklahoma district attorney has requested that a 19-year-old charged in the stabbing deaths of his parents and three siblings be compelled to fully participate in a mental health exam.

The Tulsa World reports that District Attorney Steve Kunzweiler requested the exam Monday for Michael Bever. The Tulsa County judge delayed ruling on the request until hearing further arguments next month.

Bever faces five first-degree murder charges and one count of assault and battery with intent to kill.

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