Man stabs roommate then self to ‘release Satan’ inside him

/ 07:56 PM May 05, 2020
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A man from Florida, United States, who believed that the devil was inside him, stabbed his roommate and then himself in an attempt to “release Satan” from his own body.

The 25-year-old man named Joseph Dolash reportedly stabbed his roommate in the chest and cut himself several times, as per ABC-affiliate WFTV last Thursday, April 30.


Dolash has been charged with first degree attempted premeditated murder and sexual assault.

Officers from the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office arrived at the scene of the incident last Wednesday, April 29, and restrained the suspect.


According to the report, the roommate tried to escape but was caught by Dolash who began trying to cut and stab him.

After another failed attempt to escape, Dolash stabbed him in the chest. The suspect then told the victim to “suck the worm and the devil out of his wrist.” Dolash also pulled down his pants and threatened the victim that he would kill him if the victim did not perform oral sex on him.

While waiting for the paramedics to arrive, the authorities said Dolash was still saying that “Satan is in me still,” and that “Satan is a physical being and he is in me now.”

The unidentified victim is still alive and was treated at a local hospital. As per report, Dolash was taken into custody by the authorities and was also brought to a hospital for treatment. Cha Lino/JB


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