James Brady’s death ruled a homicide: The recent death of former president Ronald Reagan’s press secretary James Brady has been ruled a homicide from John Hinckley Jr.’s gunshot on March 30, 1981 during an assassination attempt.
The District of Columbia medical examiner ruled on Friday that James Brady’s death was the result of grevious injuries he suffered 33 years ago. This means shooter John Hinckley Jr. could be charged with his murder in federal court.
Hinckley is a mental patient at St. Elizabeth hospital in suburban Washington. He was found guilty by reason of insanity for the assassination attempt against Ronald Reagan.
Hinckley, who is now a mental patient at St. Elizabeth’s hospital in suburban Washington.