WSFA 12 News Update: Judge Orders Mental Evaluation for Man Accused of Murdering Lauren Burke

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Auburn, Al. (WSFA) -- A judge has ordered a mental evaluation of the man accused of killing an Auburn University freshman.

Courtney Lockhart is charged with capitol murder in the death of 18-year-old Lauren Burk.

The mental evaluation was ordered to decide if Lockhart understood his rights during his arrest and to determine his competency to stand trial.

Lockhart has pleaded not guilty to three capital murder charges and a robbery charge in the March 4th shooting death of Burk.