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Comptency hearing scheduled for Childs.
In Grant County Court
Jamie Childs
Jamie John Childs was deemed “not currently competent,” by court appointed doctors during the Scheduling Conference held Monday, Oct. 14.
Childs is currently out on bond on three counts of  First Degree Child Sexual Assault- Sexual Contact with a person under the age of 13.
The incidents for which Childs is facing charges allegedly happened on or around July 11, 2019 during a sleep over at the Childs home, according to the criminal complaint issued by the Grant County Circuit Court.  
All three victims allegedly informed their parents and Fennimore Police Officer Adam Fecht separately that Childs had touched them inappropriately. Each child indicated that the contact happened several times, with one victim noting it happening “about 10 times.”  
Childs, a Fennimore resident, was excused from court on Monday, Oct. 15 by Judge Craig Day and his attorney Nicholas Gansner phoned in on the case.
Gansner filed a letter with the court last Thursday, Oct. 10, explaining there had been an additional competency evaluation report done by Dr. Jeffrey Marcus. Dr. Marcus agreed with the court appointed doctor, Christina M. H. Engen Ph.D. ABPP that Childs is not currently competent.
 “However, the reports are not in agreement as to whether Mr. Childs is likely to be treated to competency within the time required by statute,” the letter filed in court stated. “I expect that we will need a contested competency hearing to address this issue.”
During the phone conference with the court, Attorney Gansner also noted that Childs “feels he is not competent and will not be able to be treated to become competent.”
The state did not dispute Childs competency.

There will be a competency hearing on Nov. 15 at 9:30 a.m at the Grant County Courthouse. to hear the testimony of both doctors who reviewed the case.