In-Depth: Nick Hermann Talks Sugar Mill Creek Fire with Brad Byrd

Published 04/15 2014 10:08PM

Updated 04/15 2014 10:11PM

In tonight's Eyewitness In-Depth, we're talking about the Sugar Mill Creek apartment complex fire that destroyed one of the buildings last week. No injuries are reported, but several families were left homeless.

Michelle Hershberger, who has been diagnosed with a mental illness, is accused of starting the fire. Investigators say she said voices in her head told her to start the fire.

So what issues do law enforcement officers and prosecutors face when dealing with people with mental issues who are accused of committing a crime? Brad Byrd talks with Vanderburgh County Prosecutor Nick Hermann on the issue.

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