A German man who smoked a hella lot of weed before beheading his wife because he thought she was the devil and he was Jesus, appeared in court on Tuesday to face manslaughter charges.
The 32-year-old, who killed the 30-year-old mother of his six children in June, told the Berlin state court that “I thought I was doing something good.” The practicing Muslim said that he had heard God's voice, and at that point he believed he was Jesus. He dragged his wife onto the balcony of their flat in the Kreuzberg area of the capital. There he hit her repeatedly on the head with their barbecue before stabbing her to death, the court heart. An autopsy showed that she died from a stab to the heart. Because, he told the judge, he was unsure whether she was dead, he beheaded her, cut off several parts of her body, including one of her breasts, and threw them into the inner courtyard of the building and shouted “God is great” in Arabic. The court heard how the suspect was supposed to have been taking medicine prescribed for psychosis. He had stopped taking them six months prior to the attack because he wanted to be able to work better and be able to smoke cannabis. He had allegedly smoked several joints shortly before the attack and, he told the court, had argued with his wife some days earlier over an ex-partner and had not been living in the flat.
source: The Local