Records Reveal Writing Penned by Face-Biting Suspect

Posted at 1:09 PM, Nov 25, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-25 08:38:14-05

STUART, Fla. (AP) - The Florida college student accused of randomly killing a couple and chewing on the dead man's face wrote in court documents about being bullied, dealing with anxiety and accepting his death.

The Palm Beach Post reports ( more than 100 pages of Austin Harrouff's writing were released by the State Attorney's Office along with hundreds of other documents inside the discovery file made public Wednesday.

The 19-year-old Harrouff had a trace amount of marijuana in his system when he allegedly beat and stabbed John Stevens, 59, and his 53-year-old wife, Michelle Mishcon, outside their Tequesta-area home Aug. 15, according to the report.

He's charged with two counts of first-degree murder.

The files, which are titled "journal" by investigators, appear to include at least one school project.


Information from: The Palm Beach (Fla.) Post,

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