Coloma double murder suspect found incompetent to stand trial

The suspect in the murders of a woman and her father has been found incompetent to stand trial, according to Berrien County Prosecutor Mike Sepic.

Alex Perez is facing two counts of first degree murder.

According to Sepic, a report from the Center for Forensic Psychiatry was admitted as evidence.

As a result of the opinion in the report, the judge found Alex Perez incompetent to stand trial.

Perez will be hospitalized for treatment.

Sepic says there should be a review in about 90 days.

The night of January 14, the bodies of Renee Mitchell and John Mitchell were found in a home on M63 in Coloma.

Renee's two daughters were missing and an Amber Alert was issued.

A few hours later, Alex Perez was arrested in Georgetown Colorado and the girls were found safe, according to the investigation.

Perez was extradited to Michigan and charged with two counts of first degree murder.

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