By Laura Taylor • 01 July 2020 • 11:48
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The Nuestra Señora del Carmen residence in Costa Blanca’s Valencia witnessed a sad and painful aspect of mental illness when the 99-year-old man suffered an outbreak and stabbed his 80-year-old roommate.
According to local news sources, the victim also suffers from advanced Alzheimer’s and the aggressor presents clear symptoms of dementia.
Both are admitted to the Clinical Hospital of Valencia, the aggressor has been admitted into the Psychiatry unit and the victim is being treated for his severe wounds.
The incident occurred on Tuesday and nurses quickly called the emergency services after hearing screams and seeing that the attacker would not drop the weapon.
The aggressor had been warning workers at the residence for some days now that the elderly home was going to be bombed and after the attack, he accused his roommate of being responsible for the murder of two Guardia Civil Officers.
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Laura Taylor is a graduate from the University of Leeds. At university, she obtained a Bachelors in Communication and Media, as well as a Masters in International Relations. She is half British and half Spanish and resides in Malaga. Her focus when writing news typically encompasses national Spanish news and local news from the Costa del Sol.
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