Monday, August 31, 2015

Hmm, And There Were No Immediate Demands For Knife Control....

Yet again, someone with known mental issues isn't stopped until he kills someone, or in this sad case someones.

The Detroit Free Press: 2 found fatally stabbed in Sterling Heights

A 20-year-old man is in custody after police said he stabbed his grandfather and uncle to death and critically injured his grandmother in a Sterling Heights home Monday morning.

There's no real motive that we have as far as the reason for what he did," Smith said.

Police do not believe alcohol or drugs are a factor.

"In interviewing him, he appears to be mentally unstable," Smith said.

Mental illness is a very large contributing factor to crime, especially violent crime. It's well past time to replace our current system of having a course of outpatient optional treatment followed by jail when someone goes off their meds and commits crimes or kills someone.

What to replace it with is the question.

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