Killer charged with triple murder, ‘was mentally disturbed’
The 31-year-old native of Guinea-Bissau has been charged with triple murder and was arrested in the attack, which took place before dawn on Tuesday in central Nottingham in central England, which left three people stabbed and wounded three others (one of whom was himself still in serious condition), then run over by a van.
And the hypothesis of the murderous Raptus also seems to be confirmed: In fact, the murderer, Valdo Amissao Mendes CalocaneBritish media reports say he has a long history of mental health problems and was previously known to police. calocane He will appear before a judge at Nottingham Magistrates’ Court tomorrow to confirm his arrest.
Among other things, the killer studied mechanical engineering at the University of Nottingham, the same university that two of the victims, the 19-year-olds, attended Barnaby Webber And Grace O’Malley Kumar. “We are concerned that the suspect is a former student at the University of Nottingham,” said a spokesman for the university, but police said it was not linked to the attack.”
Student couple Webber and O’Malley-Kumar were reportedly attacked by the man with a knife on Ilkeston Road around 4am on Tuesday 13 June. Police believe he assaulted the third man killed, the 65-year-old school worker, shortly after. Ian Coates – who was found dead with knife wounds on nearby Magdala Road – and who then stole his van and used it to attack pedestrians.
Emma Webber, Barnaby Webber’s mother, at a vigil in Old Market Square, Nottingham
Meanwhile, more details about Calocane’s life are coming to light: he arrived in Nottingham as a child with a Christian family made up of “hard workers,” according to his neighbors. The investigation continues to focus on the 90-minute killing spree in the English city, even as the Counter-Terrorism Unit continues to work with local police. There is currently nothing to suggest an ideological motive behind the attack.