Virginia mother ruled fit for trial after evaluation after 2-year-old son found dead in steam plant
WTKR / Hampton Police
Julia Tomlin, charged with the murder of her 2-year-old son, is fit to stand trial, a judge ruled Wednesday.

via WTKR:

HAMPTON. Va. (WTKR) -- Julia Tomlin, charged with the murder of her 2-year-old son, is fit to stand trial, a judge ruled Wednesday.

The Commonwealth's Attorney said a judge ruled that Tomlin is fit for trial after she underwent a mental competency evaluation.

Tomlin was arrested last summer, days after she reported her 2-year-old son Noah missing. His body was found more than a week later inside the Hampton Steam Plant.

Tomlin was charged three felony child neglect counts; then in October, murder and unlawful disposal of a body charges were added.

A new trial date has not been set.

The Commonwealth’s Attorney believes the child was tortured, WAVY reports.

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