Pittsylvania County Commonwealth’s Attorney Bryan Haskins says Matthew Thomas Bernard has been ruled incompetent to stand trial. 

Bernard is charged with three counts of first degree murder after Joan Denise Jefferson Bernard, 62; Emily Bernard Bivens, 25; and Cullen Micah Bivens, 14 months old were found dead at 1949 Keeling Drive Aug. 27.

According to Haskins, Bernard is expected to go into rehabilitation until he is fit for trial. 

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