On Thursday, the prosecutors declared that the suspect who was arrested for stabbing two aged Asian women in San Francisco is facing multiple charges along with it. Patrick Thompson, the suspect is censured with two counts of premeditated attempted murder, two counts of assault with a deadly weapon, and two counts of elder abuse.
Along with the enhancements for body injury, and the use of a weapon. A video was submitted as evidence in which it showed that he was walking behind the two women at a bus stop. He escapes from the spot after he slashes them with a knife.
What Does The Attorney Say?
The district attorney stated that “The knife punctured one victim’s lungs, requiring extensive surgery. A knife had to be removed from another victim at the hospital.” He didn’t release the names of the victims. Shortly after that, he was arrested and the authorities booked charges on him for attempted murder and elder abuse.
Trial And Judgmental Day:
The attorney revealed that, In 2017, Thompson was accused of different issues, but the judge stated that he was not fit for standing in a trial. He was sentenced to be admitted to a mental hospital. He was under care in 2018 and was later released by a judge after two. Years of treatment. But he was accused of not visiting the court and was found to have a drug pipe.
The district attorney added a statement that “What happened is a devastating tragedy, and we will use the full force of our office’s resources to prosecute this case. We also need to work hard to stop the next crime from happening, and that involves prevention and treatment. We need far more intensive tools that keep people who are mentally ill-treated and supported so that they do not re-offend even when there is no pending criminal case.”
After all, this statement that was put forward by the attorney, the judge said his decision. He said that “These charges carry a potential life sentence. We are still investigating whether some other charges or allegations can be brought in this case, and are working with the police department to determine if there is evidence to support hate crime allegations,”.
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