Jeffrey Yao, Man Accused Of Stabbing Woman In Winchester Library, Goes On Trial Wednesday

The defense expects the judge will find Jeffrey Yao not guilty by reason of insanity.

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- The man accused of a deadly stabbing at the Winchester Library goes on trial tomorrow.

Jeffrey Yao is accused of stabbing 22-year-old Deane Stryker in the Winchester Public Library back in 2018. There will be no jury, just a judge, when Yao's trial starts tomorrow.

In a written statement today, Yao's attorney says the judge will hear about two hours of testimony in the case. The defense expects that when it's over, the judge will find that Yao was not guilty by reason of insanity and will order him sent to Bridgewater State Hospital. Lisa?