A deranged teenage killer stabbed his mother 118 occasions after first strangling her of their UK dwelling — after which calmly informed police to “deliver a physique bag,” in response to a UK court docket listening to.
Rowan Thompson, 17, was on a break from his $21,000-a-year non-public faculty when he strangled mother Joanna Thompson, 50, after they returned from a morning jog of their quaint Hampshire village, The Instances of London mentioned, citing a listening to into the loss of life Monday.
After taking a 15-minute break from the assault, he went again — stabbing her 38 occasions within the brow, 64 occasions within the neck and 16 occasions in an arm, Winchester coroner’s court docket was informed.
“I’ve simply killed my mum . . . I strangled her and I’ve been stabbing her with varied knives and whatnot,” he informed a dispatcher for the UK’s equal of 911, relaying it in a “calm, unemotional and fairly strange method” after the killing in July final yr, the listening to was informed.
“I want somebody to arrest me, as that’s what you do, and an ambulance can be good,” Thompson informed the operator within the name performed in court docket, the UK Instances mentioned.
“Convey a physique bag or no matter you do,” Thompson had mentioned.
Together with particulars in regards to the massacre, Thompson additionally stuffed within the operator about particulars from his weekend, saying he’d “had a meal and went to the cinema with my finest buddies, which was very nice.”
Thompson was attributable to stand trial in October for the homicide — however was discovered lifeless 4 days earlier than the beginning of the trial whereas in custody at a safe psychological well being facility, the report mentioned.
The teenager — who struggled with “gender id points,” in response to his father — had a historical past of psychological well being issues in addition to an earlier suicide try, the paper mentioned.
Nevertheless, psychiatrist John Sandford informed the court docket that other than minor autism “there was nothing to counsel [Thompson] was affected by irregular psychological functioning” when he killed his mom.
Coroner Jason Pegg recorded a verdict of illegal killing for the mother’s loss of life, saying that “nobody will ever know why” Thompson killed her.
The one one who is aware of is Rowan, and he’s going to be unable to inform us,” Pegg mentioned.