A Perth man accused of murdering his mother with a frying pan
while she cooked him dinner will have a full psychiatric
Samuel Edward Ashby, 39, appeared in Stirling Gardens
Magistrate Court via video from the maximum security mental
health unit Frankland Centre at Graylands Hospital.
Magistrate Jan Whitbread ordered Ashby undergo a full
psychiatric assessment, expected to take up to 12 weeks.
Ashby will appear in court again on October 29.