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Seattle's "Man In Tree" Found Incompetent To Stand Trial

(Seattle, WA)  --  A man who stayed atop an 80-foot Sequoia tree outside the Macy's in downtown Seattle will remain under mental evaluation after being ruled incompetent to stand trial.  The "Seattle Times" reports 29-year-old Cody Lee Miller is facing charges of malicious mischief and assault after being accused of throwing green seed cones, branches and metal objects during a standoff with police and firefighters while perched in the tree in March.  Miller will undergo a 45-day competency-restoration period to see if he responds to medication.

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