Beheading Suspect Declared Mentally Ill

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    Beheading Suspect Declared Mentally IllAP
    posted: 7 HOURS 24 MINUTES AGOcomments: 522filed under: Crime News, World NewsPrintShareText SizeAAAWINNIPEG, Manitoba (March 5) - A Canadian judge ruled Thursday that a man accused of beheading and cannibalizing a fellow Greyhound bus passenger is not criminally responsible due to mental illness.
    The decision means Chinese immigrant Vince Li will be treated in a mental institution instead of going to prison.

    beheading suspect ruled insane

    Okay, the guy is crazy. So he can't be held responsible for his actions. Okay, I can buy into that, assuming the guy is really whacko. He'll be evaluated every year to see if and when he can be released.

    Hold on a minute. This guy could be released back into society? This guy has schizophrenia, and they're going to cure this how? With meds maybe? And then they'll let him back into society? What happens if he forgets to take his meds?

    I don't care if this nutjob is ever fully cured; I don't want him back on the streets. I can understand that he is crazy, but don't tell us he could be cured. He's a lifelong nutcase and must be institutionalized for life. Can society afford not to keep this guy locked up?
     
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    if he's crazy enough to behead someone and have him for a snack, somehow I doubt that anyone is going to ever let him out of a mental institution.
     
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    He may be released in Canada. Canada provides oil and an endless supply of comic relief.

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    Yep! it's Canada,, some liberal (who dosen't know crazy when they see it) will let him out in a year!
     
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    So, if I go out and murder someone, can I claim that I'm mentally ill? Doesn't everyone seem to claim that these days?
     
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    No. It's actually rarely claimed because it's a dangerous defense since you have to admit commission of the crime.
     
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    depends on what country you live in.
     
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    Ya' think?

    A man accused of beheading and cannibalizing a fellow Greyhound bus passenger isn't sane?

    I might be convinced that his mental state was somewhat unhinged.

    Aside from cutting the head of a stranger on a grayhouse bus and cannibalizing the man's corpse, does he exibit any other signs of mental freakin' illness?

    Cause you know...there might be a perfectly SANE reason why he'd cut the head of a stranger on a grayhouse bus and cannibalize the victim's corpse.

    For example, maybe he was feeling peckish, and just couldn't wait until they reached a station to buy something from the candy machines.

    That might indicate that his crime of cutting the head of a stranger on a grayhouse bus and cannibalizing the man's corpse, was merely a crime of greed motivated by hunger, right?
     
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    Okay, even I don't think this guy will be released in a year. However, I am worried that in ten years, they might let him out if he shows progress.
     
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    I have a hunch this guy really is mentally screwed up.
     

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