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ST. HELENS, Ore.-- A pair of medical reports obtained by KGW suggest that the man charged with killing Rainier's Police Chief showed signs of severe mental illness a few months before the deadly shooting.

The reports also note his older brothers have all been diagnosed as schizophrenic and/or bi-polar.

Daniel Butts is facing aggravated murder charges for the January 5th shooting of Chief Ralph Painter. Butts will soon be transferred to the Oregon State Hospital for a mental evaluation. The judge ordered the exam to determine if Butts is able to aid and assist his lawyers. In the meantime, his criminal case will be put on hold.

In one report, a psychiatrist indicated that Butts has "delusions, hallucinations, bizarre disorganized speech, and grossly disorganized and near catatonic behavior."

In a second report, a psychologist said, "He describes being able to go into a room and hear all of the various conversations going on in the room at once. He describes those conversations as being about him. He also describes himself as having special powers."

Both evaluations were conducted for the defense. Prosecutors noted that experts at the Oregon State Hospital will do their own exam.

On Wednesday,a defense psychiatrist said Butts was psychotic and had problems in jail. Deputies reportedly had to use a taser onButts since he's been in custody.

Butts was supposed to be arraigned two weeks ago but the judge delayed the hearing after the defendant kept interrupting his lawyers.

The reports also note his older brothers have all been diagnosed as schizophrenic and/or bi-polar.

In one report, a psychiatrist indicates Butts has delusions, hallucinations, bizarre disorganized speech, and grossly disorganized and near catatonic behavior.

In a second report, a psychologist says, He describes being able to go into a room and hear all of the various conversations going on in the room at once. He describes those conversations as being about him. He also describes himself as having special powers.

Both evaluations were conducted for the defense. Prosecutors note experts at the Oregon State Hospital will do their own exam.

In a defense motion, forensic psychologist Dr. Craig Beaver said the defendant was bi-polar and suffered from post-traumatic stress syndrome. He also noted Butts showed evidence of auditory hallucinations.

If convicted, Daniel Butts could face the death penalty.

KGWReporterKyle Iboshi contributed to this report

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