Video footage of Thomas Schreiber being pursued by armed police at speeds of as much as 135mph into central London has been proven to the jury in his homicide trial.
Thomas Schreiber, of Gillingham, Dorset, is on trial at Winchester Crown Court docket accused of the homicide of 83-year-old Sir Richard Sutton and the tried homicide of his mom Anne Schreiber, on 7 April.
The 35-year-old has previously admitted the manslaughter of Sir Richard, who was listed as quantity 435 within the Sunday Occasions Wealthy checklist final yr, and pleaded responsible to driving a Vary Rover dangerously on the A303, A4 and M3.
The assault occurred at Sir Richard’s Moorhill property close to Gillingham, Dorset, which he shared with the Schreiber household following the separation of the defendant’s dad and mom.
Anne Schreiber was paralysed within the assault and stays in hospital seven months later.
On Friday, footage of Schreiber being pursued by armed police at speeds of as much as 135mph into central London was proven to the jury.
The pursuit alongside the A303 and M3 into central London occurred after the defendant had fatally stabbed the sufferer and attacked his mom.
In addition to footage from a police helicopter, body-worn video from a pursuing automobile was proven with an officer shouting on the defendant: “Armed police.”
The footage exhibits the Vary Rover being pushed by Schreiber colliding with a police automotive in what has been described as a “onerous cease” in Chiswick, west London.
Physique-worn video additionally exhibits Schreiber, who had been Tasered, being dragged from the automotive earlier than officers eliminated his garments to find the place he had stabbed himself within the chest.
Schreiber is heard repeatedly calling out: “Please kill me now, please simply shoot me,” and including: “I’m asking you to place a bullet in my f****** head.”
An officer replies: “Mate, that is not going to occur, cease asking.”
Throughout the trial, a video interview from Ms Schreiber at Salisbury Hospital was additionally proven to the court docket.
The 66-year-old defined how, on the day of the assault, the defendant had come into the kitchen wanting “uncommon” and his eyes being “horrifying”.
“He was positively not himself, I’d swear on oath that the person who got here in my kitchen might have been a complete stranger, he appeared not out of regular however uncommon, as a result of I used to be shocked once I noticed him,” she stated.
“He stood together with his knife, he actually did not appear to be he was going to assist me peel potatoes, let’s put it that means, it was positively a threatening posture.”
She went on to explain how she was stabbed a number of occasions, saying she remembers “wanting on the knife in me and being stunned it would not harm”.
Giving proof by reside video-link from hospital, Ms Schreiber, sitting in a wheelchair, stated her son had been “very strongly” affected by the loss of life of his father and had by no means come to phrases with it.
She stated the defendant was not pleased when she moved in with Sir Richard in 2003, and added: “He discovered it tough, Thomas did not like my good friend and lover Richard Sutton to be a part of his life, however, he did not like his father to be there both.”
Schreiber denies homicide and tried homicide and the trial continues.