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Man charged for attacking roommate, believed he was a vampire

/ 05:58 PM October 16, 2019
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A man accused his roommate of being a vampire and threatened to kill him. INQUIRER.net stock photo

A Washington state man was charged with a felony assault after police say he attacked his roommate believing he acknowledged being a vampire.

Kitsap Sun reported Monday, Oct. 14 that a Kitsap County court charged the 40-year-old Bremerton man on the same day after he was suspected of using a metal rod to nudge his roommate in the chest.

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The roommate told county deputies that the suspect accused him of being a vampire, threatened to kill him and struck him with a metal rod.

The roommate says he feared his life because the suspect has severe mental health issues and is physically larger.

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The suspect’s brother told deputies the roommate jokingly said: “Is that what the kids are calling me these days?”

Authorities say the suspect believed the roommate acknowledged being a blood-sucking creature. RGA/NVG

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