When asked in Media, Pa., District Court by Judge Stephanie Klein if Garcia-Pellon, 52, had been seen by a psychiatrist, defense attorney Kathryn Labrum said her client had and that she appears competent to stand trial.
The courtroom was crowded with Garcia-Pellon's friends and supporters, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Monday.
Garcia-Pellon allegedly killed White, her husband of 25 years, by stabbing him with a knife as he slept in their Nether Providence, Pa., home on Feb. 11. The day before the slaying he had taken her to a local hospital, and her appointment with a psychiatrist was scheduled for the next day, the newspaper added.
Garcia-Pellon is charged with first-degree murder.