The prosecutor’s office filed a request to the court for the arrest of 29-year-old Tomasz U., suspected of a double homicide – his mother and grandmother, and an attempted third – his grandfather. A court hearing has been scheduled for Monday. The man was arrested Sunday morning. He is facing life imprisonment.
The tragedy happened on Saturday in Bąkowo (Podkarpackie Voivodeship). The information about the incident was confirmed by the district prosecutor in Stalowa Wola, Adam Cierpiatka. As he reported, the victims are 58-year-old Halina U. and 84-year-old Leonarda S. and her husband, 89-year-old Andrzej S.
The 58-year-old woman died on the spot, and the older couple was taken to hospitals. Leonarda S. died in the facility in Nisko. Doctors from the district hospital in Stalowa Wola are fighting for her husband’s life. He went to the ER on Saturday (April 29), a quarter after 10 pm. – He was transported to the operating block, he is currently in the anesthesiology and intensive care ward, he is in a critical condition – Tomasz Wosk, spokesman for the hospital, told the Polish Press Agency.
The perpetrator of all three, according to local media, probably attacked with an axe.
Detained son and grandson of the victims
The prosecutor informed that 29-year-old Tomasz U. – son and grandson of the victims – is suspected of committing the crime. The man fled the scene of the tragedy and was wanted. He was detained on Sunday after 9 o’clock in the town of Rzeczyca Okrągła.
– The policemen detained him when he drank alcohol in the forest, behind the gas station – said prosecutor Adam Cierpiatka.
“The background of the crime was an argument with the mother”
The interrogation of the suspect in the prosecutor’s office ended before 7 pm. According to Adam Cierpiatka, the man confessed to the crimes he was accused of. – He does not question the injuries caused to his mother, but hides behind a large part of the events, similar to the injuries he caused to his grandparents. The background of the crime was an argument with the mother, who did not like her son’s lifestyle, said prosecutor Cierpiatka.
The prosecutor has already submitted an application to the District Court in Stalowa Wola for a temporary arrest for the 29-year-old. A court hearing has been scheduled for Monday.
This was the second interrogation of Tomasz U. Earlier, the 29-year-old made explanations at the district police headquarters in Stalowa Wola. There he was first charged with a double homicide – his mother and his grandmother, and an attempted third murder – his grandfather.
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