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Mother-killer murders dad and stepmum

The Local/rm · 16 Feb 2012, 10:46

Published: 16 Feb 2012 10:46 GMT+01:00

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Police had been called to the elderly couple's flat on Wednesday just before 9am by neighbours who had overheard what they thought was some sort of brawl.

They arrived to find the elderly couple dead.

The two victims so seriously savaged by stabbing wounds that there was no question of the cause of death, police told the Aftonbladet newspaper.

No one else was present in the flat at the time of the police's arrival and it is believed that the perpetrator fled by way of the balcony, dropping down two storeys.

Witness reports stated that a man, wearing a chequered shirt, carrying a bag, and with blood on his clothes, was spotted running from the scene among the houses.

Late on Wednesday evening a man was apprehended not far from the apartment and brought in for questioning. He was later arrested on suspicion of the murder of the elderly couple.

On Thursday the TT news agency reported that the suspect who was apprehended late on Wednesday was the murdered man's 41-year-old son.

He reportedly has a history of violence, having been convicted of killing his mother in 1997 and being sentenced to time in a secure psychiatric facility.

According to the minutes of the trial, the now murdered father said that his relationship with the son was "strained" and that he was often very aggressive.

A few weeks before his mother's death in 1996, he had called her up and said that he would "hack her to death".

She was found stabbed to death in her Tullinge flat shortly after.

After his release, the 41-year-old has repeatedly been convicted for theft.

He was most recently released from jail on New Year's Eve and has lacked a permanent address since then.

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”He has been arrested and will receive legal counsel. That is all I want to say,” said Åsa Johanneson of the police to the paper.

According to Aftonbladet, there is no known motive for the killing of the couple.

”No, not that I know of. But the forensic investigation has just been concluded,” said Åhlin to the paper.

The Local/rm (news@thelocal.se)

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12:42 February 16, 2012 by Reason abd Realism
Nice to see the left-wing system of sentencing and release after a full rehabilitation working so wonderfully.

I wonder ifthe father was ever consulted to verify if he personally believed that his son's release was safe for society, and/or if the release included mandatory consumption of medication in front of a nurse/witness.
12:58 February 16, 2012 by philster61
Proof that rehabilitation does NOT always work..... Sometimes the best thing to do is lock em up. throw away the key...
13:33 February 16, 2012 by Gletta
Another case of the 'doctors' saying the person is no danger to the public?
15:16 February 16, 2012 by zooeden
Well there you go, system does not work and now it causes the death of 2 more because poor guy is only nuts and needs his space instead of fripping guillotine!!!!

And is the same thing with the guy who slashed the throat of the ten year old girl, he says he is nuts and whatever they are sending him to a shrink instead of locking him for life, he is gonna go out and rape, slash or kill again and again!!!

15:45 February 16, 2012 by Svensksmith
And I thought my relatives were bad.
16:21 February 16, 2012 by Steggles
Lock him up for good this time as he should've been the first time.
16:24 February 16, 2012 by grov_kvinnofridskrankning
They probably just fell down the steps
18:09 February 16, 2012 by ctinej
There must be something useful that this guy could do. Like provide organs for many good people, cat food for the zoo, or ????

Why spend tons keeping him in a Swedish 4 star jail for life.
08:03 February 17, 2012 by karex
Sounds like a case of Narcissistic Syndrome and if this is true they could never have let him out in the first place. I am not a doctor but I have met three people who suffer this and have researched this extensively as a result. I can tell you there is no recovery, it's incurable. Most people who have this don't go to the extreme of killing anyone (because they know the consequence would be something they DON'T want and therefore may restrain themselves as a result), but those who do go to this extreme have to be locked away and never let into society again. They are incapable of seeing anything wrong with their actions as long as it satisfies something they want. They understand rules and laws perfectly well but believe they only apply as long as they don't get in the way of something they want.
14:24 February 17, 2012 by Reason abd Realism
@ karex

But can their agression be controlled with medication?

The only 'hope', if any, for this homicidal sociopath after he was released would have been regular doses of medication administered by a nurse, and immediate imprisonment if he missed a dose.

But forcing medication on a pathological maniac with a track record of murdering his own mother is probably too far from the left's idea of personal freedom, which should include the freedom for all to express thmesleves through murder.

I wonder also if this case will cause any sort of review of release practices from mental institutions, or if it will be business as usual.
18:45 February 17, 2012 by Britt-Marie7
And why has he not been in jail for the murder of his mother? He should have gotten life in prison, everyone knew that he was violent.

Again, Sweden caring more for the murderer than the victims. When are they going to learn and make a change?
22:36 February 18, 2012 by sureiam
What`s new in the Swedish system............. Murderers go free all the time.......
12:39 February 22, 2012 by karex
@Reason and Realism

I have never seen any reference of the existence of any medication which can control Narcissistic conditions (there are sereval levels, leading to one extreme known as Morbid Narcissim, or something similar). Indeed, the only "fix" that I have ever heard of that would work is lobotomy, and that wouldn't cure the condition, only perhaps curb the excessive agressiveness which may lead someone to take a life, but I expect that the condition would not be cured. Having said that, this procedure has been considered inhumane for decades now. I don't think there is any other kind of medical contingency available yet. It seems that the only solutions avilable to society for the moment (aside from the previously mentioned) is incarceration for life or capital punishment. But like I said, I'm not a doctor so who knows, maybe at this moment some scientist is publishing a new-found treatment or cure for this.
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