The training school building will replace a dilapidated state psychiatric hospital.
State psychiatric prisoners will be moved from a dilapidated hospital to a retrofitted detention center built to hold juveniles.
More questions aimed at retrofitting a shuttered juvenile facility for the "criminally insane."
Lepore is also facing simple assault charges and a cruelty to police animals charge.
A judge will decide whether Christian Lepore, 36, is guilty or not guilty by reason of insanity.
Prosecutors called 14 witnesses during Lepore's insanity trial, including law enforcement officials, paramedics and co-workers.
The state police’s lead detective in the case and a toxicology expert were the last of 14 prosecution witnesses to testify.
Police say the 35-year-old Lepore was naked when he walked onto O’Neil’s property apparently at random and beat him to death last May in West Greenwich.
The retrofitting project came in under budget but the state won't say exactly when patients will be relocated.
Christian Lepore worked as a cook at URI’s Alton Jones campus nearby and was “told to leave work due to irrational behavior that day.”
Christian Lepore, 34, was arrested late last month on first-degree murder and other charges in the death of 63-year-old John O’Neill.
John O’Neil was beaten to death outside his West Greenwich home for seemingly no reason, according to state police.