Father of Takoda Collins found competent to stand trial

A Dayton man accused of “extreme abuse” of his 10-year-old son was declared competent to stand trial.

Al-Mutahan McLean, 30, is facing endangering children, felonious assault and rape charges involving his son, Takoda Collins.

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Wednesday’s hearing will allow court proceedings against McLean to continue forward.

His defense team also filed a motion to suppress evidence Wednesday.

Collins was pronounced dead at Dayton Children’s Hospital on Dec. 13. Complete autopsy results from the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office are pending.

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McLean is accused of abusing Collins over for years.

Police say Collins was kept naked in attic for an extended period of time.

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