Fatal Assault in Sofia: Mentally Ill Man Held for Aunt's Murder

Incidents | February 4, 2024, Sunday // 15:06|  views


A tragic incident unfolded in the "Svoboda" neighborhood of Sofia, Bulgaria, as a mentally ill man has been detained for allegedly taking the life of his 94-year-old aunt, according to a report by Nova TV. The motives behind this distressing crime are currently under investigation.

According to information from "24 Chasa," the man, aged around 50, and the victim, a 94-year-old woman, shared a residence. The assailant, grappling with paranoid schizophrenia, had a history of undergoing multiple treatments for his mental health condition.

The detained man's history of treatment and the circumstances surrounding the tragic act underscore the need for a comprehensive examination of mental health care and its intersection with public safety.

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Tags: sofia, tragedy, mental illness, homicide


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