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Defendant in city of Placentia embezzlement scheme committed to state mental hospital

SANTA ANA — A Nevada man charged in connection with the embezzlement of $5.2 million from Placentia was committed to a state mental health facility Friday when psychiatric experts deemed him unable to assist in his defense. Michael Todd McDonald, 40, of Henderson, Nev., was found to not be competent to assist in his defense […]
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