Paris: Suffering from mental disorders, a man cuts his mother's throat before calling for help

The family dispute ended in a bloodbath. A young man of 20 years is suspected of having killed his mother, Thursday at the beginning of the afternoon, in the 17th arrondissement of Paris, by stabbing her in the throat, learns 20 Minutes from a police source, confirming information from Parisian. According to the first elements of the investigation, the suspect, known to suffer from psychological disorders, attacked his mother with a knife after an argument. He then tried to treat her by putting a tourniquet on her before alerting the emergency services. The victim, aged 20 years, was taken to Bichat hospital with a vital prognosis. She died of her injuries.

Her son was arrested on the spot by the police officers who took him to the district police station where he was taken into custody. After being transferred to the premises of the 1st judicial police district, in charge of the investigation, he was examined by a doctor. The latter considered that police custody is not compatible with his state of health and the suspect was sent to the medico-judicial unit of the Hôtel-Dieu. On medical decision, he was finally interned in the psychiatric infirmary of the police headquarters.