Syrian Migrant Murderer Acquitted Due to Psychiatric Illness Caused by War Trauma


A 24-year-old Syrian asylum seeker who stabbed his boss to death at work has been acquitted in a German court due to psychiatric issues caused by his past in Syria.

The migrant was working as a hairdresser when he stabbed his former boss, who he had previously referred to as “uncle,” in the back in the town of Troisdorf, just outside of Bonn.

According to testimony, the Syrian was extremely mentally disturbed and carried out the act in a paranoid fit of rage, Express reports.

The 24-year-old apparently believed in various paranoid delusions before the murder, including that he was being secretly monitored and spied on and spoke to inanimate objects including trees.