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Man accused of killing grandparents seeks psych test

MASON CITY — A man accused of stabbing his grandparents to death in the Mason City home they all shared is asking the court for a psychiatric evaluation.

Attorneys for 25-year-old Codie Matz filed court documents this week saying it “appears the defendant is suffering from a mental disorder” that prevents him from understanding the charges and court proceedings against him. Last week, Matz pleaded not guilty to two counts of first-degree murder.

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