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Taylor Swift’s alleged stalker is headed to psychiatric facility

New York Daily News logo New York Daily News 9/26/2017 Shayna Jacobs
A man accused of stalking Taylor Swift has been deemed unfit for trial. - Richard Shotwell/AP © Provided by New York Daily News A man accused of stalking Taylor Swift has been deemed unfit for trial. - Richard Shotwell/AP

A Taylor Swift-obsessed fan charged with stalking the “Shake It Off” singer at her Manhattan apartment was committed to a state psychiatric facility Monday.

Mohammed Jaffar, 29, had been found unfit to stand trial by court doctor. Prosecutors did not object to the commitment order.

Jaffar briefly appeared in Manhattan Supreme Court, where Justice Laura Ward ordered him sent to the facility.

Prosecutors said Jaffar called Swift’s management about 60 times in a two-week period and went into the megastar’s Tribeca building on Feb. 6.

About a week later, he came back two days in a row to ring her doorbell. Jaffar continued to violate orders to stay away from Swift until his March 6 arrest, prosecutors said.

He will remain in psychiatric custody until he is found fit to stand trial on burglary and stalking charges.

Authorities say he began harassing the performer in December. 

Musician Taylor Swift performs onstage during the 2017 DIRECTV NOW Super Saturday Night Concert at Club Nomadic on February 4, 2017 in Houston, Texas. Fast 40: Taylor Swift

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