Attorneys for Billy Joe Miles Requesting Competency Evaluation


A woman accusing Billy Joe Miles of sexual assault has filed a civil suit against him.

The suit was filed by the unnamed victim and her husband.

It alleges the victim suffered great pain and anguish because of the incident, which allegedly happened last July at his home.

The suit is asking for an unspecified amount in punitive damages.

The trial for Billy Joe Miles is scheduled to start in September.

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Attorneys for an Owensboro man accused of rape are asking the judge for a competency evaluation.

The attorneys for businessman Billy Joe Miles filed a motion last week in Daviess County Court.

It cites two psychiatric evaluations done last year that cast doubt on his competency to stand trial later this year.

Miles was charged with rape, sodomy, and attempting to bribe a witness last year – in connection with an alleged incident with a home health care worker last summer.

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