Crime Colo. Man Accused of Fatally Stabbing Siblings Allegedly Couldn't 'Stop Thinking About Killing'

09:19  13 february  2018
09:19  13 february  2018 Source:   People

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo . — A 19-year-old accused of fatally stabbing his two young siblings and wounding his father is due to make his first court appearance He allegedly bought a knife several months ago with the plan of killing his entire family and burying the bodies in the backyard.

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo . — A 20-year-old Colorado man charged with fatally stabbing his two youngest siblings told investigators: “I can’ t stop thinking about killing people.”

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Malik Vincent Murphy, the Colorado man accused of stabbing his younger brother and sister to death as they slept, allegedly told investigators he thought about killing his family for months, according to multiple reports.

Murphy is accused of attacking his younger siblings and father with a hunting knife on Oct. 17. He has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of his brother Noah Murphy, 7, and sister 5-year-old Sophia Murphy.

He is also charged with attempted first degree murder for allegedly stabbing his father, who went to check on Sophia after hearing her screams, in the neck.

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Murphy allegedly told investigators he had thought about killing his family for months. Saying it was “something that [he] had to do,” KMGH-TV reports. When asked why, Murphy allegedly replied, “to be by myself.”

During the hearing, prosecutors discussed Murphy’s alleged history of violent thoughts and mental illness, which included being treated at local psychiatric facilities multiple times, according to the Colorado Springs Gazette.

Two years before the alleged October attack, Murphy allegedly hid in the bathroom of his Lincoln, Nebraska, high school with a plan to strangle the next person who came in, the Gazette reports. He never carried out his plan due to his nerves, he told investigators.

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo . (AP) — A 19-year-old accused of fatally stabbing his two young siblings and wounding his father is due to make his first court He allegedly bought a knife several months ago with the plan of killing his entire family and burying the bodies in the backyard.

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo . — A 19-year-old accused of fatally stabbing his two young siblings and wounding his father is due to make his first court appearance He allegedly bought a knife several months ago with the plan of killing his entire family and burying the bodies in the backyard.

The hearing was attended by Murphy’s parents, who sat in the front row and were visible upset, according to the paper.

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Murphy told police he had been diagnosed with anti-social personality disorder and depression, the Gazette reports. He allegedly admitted to not taking his medication regularly and having violent thoughts against his family.

Murphy’s next scheduled court appearance is in April. His public defender could not be reached for comment Monday.

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