A hearing has been set in regards to Gary Schmitt’s possible release.
A Habeus Corpus was filed on Thursday and set the hearing for June 23rd at 9:00am. Schmitt, formerly of Effingham, was found not guilty by reason of insanity in 2012 for the murder of Jack Schmitt and the stabbings of Jodi Harris and Lauran Huntington.
Schmitt is currently being held at McFarland Mental Health Center in Springfield.
(Photo courtesy of the Effingham County Jail)