He could be found guilty or not guilty by reason of insanity.
In his trial for the killings, Wolcott was declared not guilty by reason of insanity after being diagnosed with a mental illness.
It demands with monumental courage, a high tolerance for pain, and at least a touch of insanity.
insanity in·san·i·ty (ĭn-sān'ĭ-tē)
Persistent mental disorder or derangement.
Unsoundness of mind sufficient in the judgment of a civil court to render a person unfit to maintain a contractual or other legal relationship or to warrant commitment to a mental health facility.
In most criminal jurisdictions, a degree of mental malfunctioning considered to be sufficient to relieve the accused of legal responsibility for the act committed.