On Valentine's Day, of all days, DC Superior Court Judge Russell Canan ordered accused wife murderer Albrecht Muth to St. Elizabeth's Hospital for a competency evaluation. Perhaps the most interesting part of the hearing were the comments from a doctor who has visited with Muth. This is where the Archangel Gabriel and God come into the story. Read it here on washingtonian.com: Muth Ordered to St. Elizabeth's.
For further background, and my encounters with Muth and the wife he allegedly beat to death, Viola Drath, please read this column I wrote earlier for New York Social Diary: Murder In Georgetown.