Schizophrenic man kills his stepfather with an axe

The aggressor fled the place, according to the mother, he suffers from schizophrenia and bipolar disorder

Schizophrenic man kills his stepfather with an axe in Veracruz / Illustrative photo: Pxhere
Schizophrenic man kills his stepfather with an axe in Veracruz / Illustrative photo: Pxhere

A man suffering from schizophrenia and bipolar disorder assassinated his stepfather with an axe while sleeping in Veracruz.

The victim was asleep when his stepson arrived and hit his head with an axe causing death.

The facts were recorded in the Amapolas colony in the house of the victim of 59 years of age when he was sleeping with his wife who witnessed the crime.

According to the wife's statement, she said they were sleeping with her husband when she suddenly heard loud blows so she woke up and saw her son, identified as Brayan "N", leaving the room with his clothes stained with blood When she saw her partner, she noticed that there was a wound on his head that was bleeding a lot.

When she saw that the man was bleeding, she immediately spoke to the paramedics and police officers who arrived at the scene in minutes.

Paramedics arrived at the scene who confirmed the death of the man due to severe traumatic brain injury, produced by the sharp cutting weapon. The witness mentioned that the aggressor was in treatment because he suffers from schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, however, he had begun to drink and to ingest drugs during the last days.

The murder weapon was thrown on the floor while the aggressor fled.

Expert Services and agents of the Public Ministry carried out the corresponding procedures, the body was lifted and transferred to the SEMEFO where a legal autopsy will be performed.