CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. – A Christiansburg man accused of killing his girlfriend's 2-year-old son is asking for sanity and competency evaluations.
McKenzie Hellman was scheduled to have a preliminary hearing in Christiansburg Thursday but it has now been postponed.
Investigators say he sexually assaulted and abused the toddler, 2-year-old Steven Meek, before killing him in January.
Hellman is due back in court Sept. 5
The boy's mother, Kayla Thomas, is facing child sex crimes.
She's set to enter a plea June 19. However, that will likely be continued.