Ex-NHL prospect still not fit for trial: report

CBC News

A psychiatric report says former NHL hockey prospect Daniel Ryder, who was declared unfit to stand trial after he was charged with armed robbery in January, is fighting severe mental illness.

The 23-year-old is now at the Waterford Psychiatric Hospital in St. John’s, but a psychiatrist says Ryder’s mental illness started years ago.

CBC has obtained documents from the province’s Mental Health Review Board that say Ryder had a serious psychotic episode in the fall of 2009 and his history of psychosis and mental illness started when he was 19.

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