Washington (ANI): Jennifer Garner's alleged stalker has been sent to a mental institution. "Steven Richard Burky, pleaded no contest today to two counts of felony stalking. Judge Katherine Mader then found him not guilty by reason of insanity and sentenced him to Patton State Hospital," RadarOnline.com, quoted Jane Robison, spokesperson for the Los Angeles District Attorney's Office, as saying.
“Deputy District Attorney Wendy Segall said the judge made her ruling based on reports from two psychiatrists who examined Burky," Robison added.
A 10-year restraining order was also issued by the judge that prevents Burky from getting any closer than 500 yards to Ben Affleck, Jennifer or their two children if or when he is released.
Story first published: Wednesday, March 31, 2010, 14:09 [IST]