An Aurora man has been found competent to stand trial for the alleged murder of his father in November 2018.

Colton Gavin, 22, of 625 Prestige Woods Blvd., has completed treatment at Northcoast Behavioral Healthcare in Sagamore Hills. He was ordered to undergo inpatient treatment by Portage County Common Pleas Judge Becky Doherty in July, after Gavin was found not competent to stand trial.

NBH sent the court a copy of the report declaring Gavin competent, as Doherty had requested when she ordered that Gavin to receive treatment. However, Gavin’s attorney, Joseph Gorman, said he planned to file a plea of not guilty by reason of insanity within the next few weeks.

Gavin is accused of killing his father, Thomas Gavin, at the home of a family friend. 

Colton Gavin was indicted on one count of aggravated murder, an unclassified felony; two counts of murder, each an unclassified felony; and two counts of felonious assault, each a second-degree felony.

He is currently being held in the Portage County jail in lieu of a $3 million bond. 

Contact reporter Eileen McClory at 330-298-1128, emcclory@recordpub.com or @Eileen_McClory.