The person who allegedly killed six pedestrians in Bourke Road believes he’ll ultimately be launched into the neighborhood if he is discovered to be unfit to plead, a Supreme Courtroom listening to has been informed.
The case of James Gargasoulas is earlier than a jury to find out if he’s match to face trial on six counts of homicide and 28 counts of tried homicide.
Mr Gargasoulas’ authorized crew is arguing he’s unfit to face trial because of his treatment-resistant paranoid schizophrenia and delusional beliefs.
Defence witness, forensic psychiatrist Lester Walton informed the court docket on Tuesday that Mr Gargasoulas believed he would turn out to be king earlier than the tip of a trial and comet would hit earth, inflicting everybody to perish until he may persuade others of his world view.
However the Director of Public Prosecutions, Kerri Judd, QC argued Mr Gargasoulas was able to rational thought, and needed to be held at Thomas Embling psychiatric hospital quite than in jail.