Australia hostel stabbings: Accused will not stand trial for murder

Australia hostel stabbings: Accused will not stand trial for murder
 

A man accused of stabbing two British backpackers to death will not stand trial for murder after he was ruled as being of "unsound mind".
Psychiatrists told a court in Australia that Smail Ayad was suffering from paranoid schizophrenia.
Mr Ayad, a French national, was charged with 16 offences, including the murder of Mia Ayliffe-Chung and Tom Jackson.
The 30-year-old was remanded to a mental health facility after appearing at the Mental Health Court in Brisbane.
Ms Ayliffe-Chung, who was 20 and from Wirksworth in Derbyshire, was stabbed to death in the bathroom of Shelley's Hostel... read more

 
5 April 2018 in Regional, Views: 41
Source: BBC
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