Star Wars’ Jake Lloyd Sent to Mental Hospital

Posted 4/11/2016 2:37:28 AM PST by Ro Sahebi

‘Star Wars’ actor Jake Lloyd moved to psychiatric facility after spending nearly 10 months in jail 

"Star Wars" actor Jake Lloyd reportedly has been transferred to a psychiatric center to deal with his schizophrenia after spending nearly 10 months behind bars.

The former child star, who portrayed a young Anakin Skywalker in "The Phantom Menace," was arrested last June after he led police on a wild, high-speed car chase through two counties in South Carolina.

Now, however, authorities believe he is better off seeking treatment for his mental condition than he would be if he simply continued his term in jail, TMZ reports.


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