In the suburbs one mental hospital patient strangled another

Serious emergency happened on October 14 in a psychiatric hospital №23″, which is located in the village of Kamenskoye Naro-Fominsk district, Moscow region. Here the student of the Higher school of Economics, undergoing treatment for psychosis, strangled another patient suffering from schizophrenia.


photo: Gennady Cherkasov

As it became known “MK”, student of the 4th course with one of the most prestigious universities in the country 22-year-old Matthew (name changed) came for treatment in such a specific medical facility a second time. For the first time the young man corrected here health about a year ago. Then breakdown the student was in the spring. And about a week ago the ambulance brought a young man from the hostel of an educational institution with a diagnosis of psychosis, a student saw lying on the floor comrades. He tried to help, but the future economist was pulled from his hands and intended to jump off the balcony to escape from alleged persecution. Given that the sick room is located on the tenth floor, it is likely that Matthew would have crashed to death, if he had been able to make it work.

Medics examined the man, sent him for treatment in a psychiatric hospital. On the spot the man put a dropper, gave pills and it seems that the student calmed down. The attending physician decided that the patient is not a danger to others and placed him in a General ward. And the student all seemed to want to kill him. Around four o’clock in the evening he went to the toilet, combined with shower. To his misfortune, at the same time, there have appeared 22-the summer inhabitant of Omsk, who arrived in Moscow on earnings. The man worked in construction until he knock out the damn schizophrenia. Matthew thought he wants to kill, tore the hanging towel and suffocated their comrades in misfortune. After that he went to the nurse and told them what happened. Now the killer is in the same hospital in a separate ward under the surveillance of guards.

As told “MK” the senior assistant administrator of GSU SK of Russia across Moscow region Olga Brady, on the given fact criminal case under article murder. The investigation will assess the actions or inaction of medical staff at the hospital.

It is noteworthy that this is not the first case of murder of patients in this medical facility. So, in 2014, because of aversions to each other got into a fight two schizophrenic men. Despite the fact that the nurse noticed the scuffle, one of the patients had hit his opponent with the spike on the head. Caused by fighting the nurses separated the brawlers, but after a while the man received a blow to the head, died.

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