Leonard Armstrong, 49, of 112 Sherman St., is charged in the death of Jeffrey A. Sipes, 57, who was found dead by Kent police in his Silver Meadows apartment June 6.
Armstrong was indicted on a murder charge in Sipes' death.
When he was arrested June 22, Armstrong was a client at Coleman Professional Services Behaviorial Health in Kent and Ravenna.
Armstrong faces a minimum 15 years in prison on the if found guilty. He is being held in the Portage County jail on a $1.5 million bond.
Leonard Armstrong is scheduled to go to trial Sept. 13.