Kerrigan to be evaluated for mental health problems

Mark Kerrigan will undergo testing at the Bridgewater State Hospital, a spokesperson for Middlesex District Attorney in Massachusetts tells

He was arrested after Daniel Kerrigan was found unconscious in the kitchen of the family’s home in Stoneham, Massachusetts on Sunday (24Jan10).

The 45 year old, who previously served in the U.S. Army, pleaded not guilty on Monday (25Jan10) to charges of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon on an elderly person and causing serious bodily injury.

His lawyer said in court her client was undergoing therapy and taking prescription medication for post-traumatic stress.