Judge: Woman accused of stabbing Boston EMT not fit to stand trial
Officials said EMT Elaina McAlister’s injuries forced her to medically retire
By Leila Merrill
BOSTON — Julie Tejeda, who was accused of stabbing an EMT in Boston in 2019, was found not competent to stand trial, a judge ruled Monday.
She will be released to live in a group home, WCVB reported.
Tejeda was charged with assault with intent to murder; assault and battery with a dangerous weapon; and assault and battery on a public employee.
She was accused of stabbing EMT Elaina McAlister several times inside an ambulance.
McAlister was treated for serious but non-life-threatening injuries. Officials said the injuries forced McAlister to medically retire from her job.