Ohio man gets life for killing mother and living six months with body


spaminator
#1
Ohio man gets life for killing mother and living six months with body
Kim Palmer, Reuters
First posted: Wednesday, July 30, 2014 03:42 PM EDT | Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014 03:55 PM EDT
CLEVELAND - An Ohio man convicted of stabbing his mother and living with her corpse for six months was sentenced on Wednesday to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
Michael Petrie, 33, of Barberton, a suburb of Akron, was found guilty of murder and abuse of a corpse after a short trial in June.
Prosecutors said Petrie killed his 67-year-old mother in October 2012 by stabbing her in the face, neck and heart with a sai, a traditional Asian martial arts weapon.
Petrie continued to live with his mother in her home until April 2013 when police found her body.
Petrie, who was diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia as a child, initially entered a plea of not guilty by reason of insanity, according to a statement from Summit County Prosecutor Sherri Bevan Walsh.
Summit County Judge Thomas Teodosio ordered a psychological evaluation late last year but the jury found Petrie legally sane at the time of the crime.
Petrie declined to say anything before Teodosio sentenced him.
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JLM
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Quote: Originally Posted by spaminatorView Post

Ohio man gets life for killing mother and living six months with body
Kim Palmer, Reuters
First posted: Wednesday, July 30, 2014 03:42 PM EDT | Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014 03:55 PM EDT
CLEVELAND - An Ohio man convicted of stabbing his mother and living with her corpse for six months was sentenced on Wednesday to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
Michael Petrie, 33, of Barberton, a suburb of Akron, was found guilty of murder and abuse of a corpse after a short trial in June.
Prosecutors said Petrie killed his 67-year-old mother in October 2012 by stabbing her in the face, neck and heart with a sai, a traditional Asian martial arts weapon.
Petrie continued to live with his mother in her home until April 2013 when police found her body.
Petrie, who was diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia as a child, initially entered a plea of not guilty by reason of insanity, according to a statement from Summit County Prosecutor Sherri Bevan Walsh.
Summit County Judge Thomas Teodosio ordered a psychological evaluation late last year but the jury found Petrie legally sane at the time of the crime.
Petrie declined to say anything before...

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I think the boy has a problem!


 
Colpy
#3
Shades of Alfred Hitchcock's "Psycho"
 
Sons of Liberty
#4
What causes people to flip out in that manner is kinda scary.
 
Nuggler
#5
He certainly doesn't have any sense of smell.
 
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