Amway Grand attack suspect not competent

Keith Manders. (March 18, 2014)
Keith Manders. (March 18, 2014)

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — A Kent County judge has decided a man who allegedly broke into a woman’s hotel room and tried to sexually assault her is not competent to stand trial.

Grand Rapids police say Keith Manders went door to door at the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel on March 8, listening for a woman’s voice. He then allegedly knocked on one woman’s door and attacked her when she opened it. She fought him off and called police.

Manders, 21, was charged with three felony counts, including home invasion and criminal sexual conduct with the intent to commit sexual penetration.

He has a history of mental health problems.

After mental health testing, a Kent County judge Friday found Manders is not competent to stand trial.

Manders is now believed to be undergoing mental health treatment.

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