Defense attorneys are trying to convince a judge that Shawn Grate should be not guilty by reason of insanity.
Is suspected serial killer not competent to stand trial?
Trial is scheduled for next year for man accused of kidnapping, raping and brutally murdering at least three women.
Grate silent while death-penalty-eligible charges read
GoFundMe page, T-shirt sales to help cover funeral costs
Authorities initially determined woman, who reportedly was a known prostitute, had died of a drug overdose.
The 23-count indictment against this suspected serial killer accuses him, among other things, of kidnapping, robbing, raping and murdering a Greenwich woman and then abusing her corpse.
Authorities looking into possible connection to Grate case.
'I've been abducted' 9-1-1 call leads to accused serial killer; Greenwich woman among victims.
Shawn Grate, 40, the man accused of killing Elizabeth Griffith and Stacey Stanley, may be linked to two other deaths.
Grate's bond set at $1 million.
Those with information about these people are encouraged to contact authorities.
(UPDATED with full story) Prosecutor: Defendant held a female survivor captive “for the purpose of engaging in sexual activity.”
(UPDATED with 9-1-1 call audio) Woman, who was injured, got a hold of cell phone while Grate slept, leading to his capture.
To many, Shawn Grate seemed like an average person. Several who were interviewed by the Reflector’s staff said they thought he was “friendly” and “normal.”