Campbell Hall shooting suspect declared competent to stand trial


James Eric Davis Jr. sits in Isabella County Trial Court during his hearing on March 19, 2018.

James Eric Davis Jr. has been declared competent to stand trial for the murder of his parents on March 2 in Campbell Hall.

According to records from the Isabella County Trial Court, Davis Jr. was found mentally fit to stand trial by Isabella County District Judge Eric Janes following a competency hearing on Oct. 30. No future court date has been announced.

Davis Jr. was declared incompetent on March 23 by Judge Paul Chamberlain. He has been undergoing treatment at the Center for Forensic Psychiatry in Saline since the ruling. 

Davis Jr. will remain housed at the center until his court date in order to maintain his state of competency, court documents state.

In court, Davis Jr. will be facing three felony charges, including two counts of homicide for the murder of his parents James Eric Davis Sr. and Diva Davis and one count of felony-firearm to commit murder.