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Migrant in Dublin accused of killing his own wife said he heard voices beforehand




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“Sometimes you have to behead somebody because this person is possessed,” stated a man who informed gardaí that he heard voices in his head after killing and beheading his wife, reports Breaking News.

Diego Costa Silva also disclosed to the gardaí that he had admitted to having an extramarital affair and that he thought his wife would attempt to murder him. He said that if he didn’t do it, “she could do it to me” and that he didn’t feel secure.

The jury in his trial at the Central Criminal Court has been informed that they would be requested to find a “special verdict” in accordance with the Criminal Law (Insanity) Act of 2006.

In regards to the November 4, 2021, murder of Fabiola Camara De Campos Silva (33), at their Charlestown Place, Finglas residence, Mr. Costa Silva (35) has entered a not guilty plea, reports Breaking News.

Detective Garda On Wednesday, Carl Smith informed Edward Doocey BL, the Director of Public Prosecutions, that on November 4th and 5th, 2021, Mr. Costa Silva was examined five times by gardaí at Finglas Garda Station.

Before relocating to Charlestown Place in Finglas, Mr. Costa Silva and his spouse resided in Cabra after arriving in Ireland five years prior, according to gardaí, reports Breaking News.

He claimed to have been in the Mater Hospital before killing his wife, having been arrested by gardaí after he was stopped while sprinting through Dublin’s city centre wearing just a pair of shorts and bare feet.

He stated that his wife picked him up and drove him home somewhere between six and eight o’clock after he was discharged from the hospital.

He said he “wasn’t feeling safe” after a “fight” with his wife at around six in the morning, reports Breaking News.

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