The 28-year-old who stabbed two caregivers in a social facility in Elsbethen (Salzburg) on April 26, seriously injuring both, was suffering from an acute psychosis at the time of the crime. This has now been confirmed by an expert on behalf of the judiciary. The attacker is not of sound mind and is considered dangerous.
As “Krone” readers know, a Salzburger entered the social facility there that afternoon. Out of resentment against the facility, the 28-year-old pulled out a knife and stabbed two supervisors during an argument: he hit one in the chest, the other in the stomach. The 28-year-old then fled and went to the local police station himself. He turned himself in to the officers and admitted to the knife attack. The public prosecutor’s office then requested a neuropsychiatric expert to clarify the question of sanity. 28-year-old suffers from schizophrenic illness In fact, the man suffered from an acute psychosis during the crime, according to the report that has now been received by the court. The expert attested that the person concerned had an untreated schizophrenic illness with a disorder of self-esteem and a clear lack of reality. The expert also assumed that he was dangerous: “There is a high probability that the man would commit crimes with serious consequences under the influence of his serious mental disorder will commit”. The expert recommends admission to a forensic therapeutic center.
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