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He murdered a couple, bit his husband’s face because he believed he was “half dog, half man” and will not go to prison

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a young man of Florida 25-year-old accused of stabbing and beating a couple he did not know to death, and of having wanted to eat his husband’s face after the attack, will not go to prison for life but to a psychiatric hospital, thanks to an agreement between the prosecution and the defense.

austin harrouff25, pleaded insanity in pleading not guilty to the deaths of john stevens Y Michelle Mish with Stevens59 and 53 years old, respectively, who were in the garage of their home in Tequesta (Florida) when in August 2016 the young man entered and attacked them for no apparent reason.

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The judge of the case Sherwood Bauerfrom Martin County (eastern Florida), accepted the declaration of insanity and the agreement of the Prosecutor’s Office and the defense, which prevented the continuation of a trial whose oral hearing began this Monday.

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Harrouff could have been sentenced to life imprisonment without the right to probation for the two accusations for the murder of the Stevens and one for attempted murder of a neighbor of the Stevenses, Jeff Fisherwho appeared at the scene upon hearing the screams of the victims.

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Fisher survived the injuries inflicted on him by Harrouff.

Before the fierce attack, Harrouff dined with his family at a restaurant in Jupiter (East Florida), but at one point he got up and went to his mother’s house, where she found him and took him back to the family dinner, although he argued with his father and left the place again, as recorded in security videos.

When the police went to the home of the Stevens alerted by neighbors Harrouffthen 19 years old and a student at Florida State University, he was half naked and biting into the face of John Stevens.

According to police reports, Police were only able to remove him from Stevens’ body using a taser, a trained dog and the force of three officers.

Harrouff told officers that a demon was chasing him. and was trying to run away.

In the first phase of the investigation after the murders, The Police handled the thesis that Harrouff had consumed a synthetic drug known as “flakka”, but no trace of that substance was found in his blood.

The doctors who testified before the oral phase of the trial on behalf of the young man said that he was in the midst of an “acute” psychotic episode and thought he was “half man, half dog” when he attacked the couple.

Some relatives of the victims present this Monday at the trial expressed their disagreement with the judge’s decision, according to local media reports.

Harrouff He will remain in the Martin County Jail until he is taken to an institution for the mentally ill, from which he will not be released without a court order.

Source: Elcomercio

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