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Suspect in Oct. 2017 Murder in Chico, Competent to Stand Trial

A Chico murder suspect has been found competent to stand trial.

Posted: Aug 15, 2018 5:29 PM

CHICO, Calif. - A Chico murder suspect has been found competent to stand trial.


A judge made the ruling following a competency trial Tuesday for 22-year-old Jason Jackson.


He’s charged in the shooting death of 32-year-old Travis Robertson on October 1, 2017, during a robbery outside the victim’s home on Fourth Avenue.


Robertson who was developmentally disabled was robbed of his cell phone.


Nineteen-year-old Michaela Norman was also arrested for the crime.


She’s charged with robbery and accessory to murder and heads to trial in September.


Jackson will return to court August 29 to enter a plea.

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