It is perhaps troublesome for the common individual to know why serial killers do the issues they do. As a rule, the “logic” behind the acts is obscure…and the case of Christopher Porco is so intriguing.
There appears to be no rhyme or motive for the violent assault which left one father or mother lifeless and the opposite severely injured. However simply wait…the main points are a lot worse.
Meet Chris Porco. On November 14, 2004, Porco entered his dad and mom’ dwelling in Bethlehem, New York, and butchered them whereas they slept utilizing a fireman’s ax.
Mr. Porco obtained 16 blows to the top with the ax (which penetrated his cranium and eliminated his jaw).
Nonetheless, as an alternative of dying instantly, Mr. Porco was in such a deep state of shock that he bought up away from bed and started his day like regular whereas lacking a part of his face.
Following the blood path round the home, investigators have been in a position to retrace Mr. Porco’s steps. First, he used the toilet.
Then he spent a while on the sink trying within the mirror, presumably making an attempt to shave.
Ultimately, he made it all the way down to the kitchen, the place he proceeded to load the dishwasher with soiled dishes from the evening earlier than.
There’s even proof that Mr. Porco went out to get the newspaper and by accident locked himself out of the home. His mind was nonetheless functioning effectively sufficient that he remembered the place they saved the spare key and let himself again in to the home.
Lastly, demise caught as much as Mr. Porco and he collapsed within the lobby, leaving a horror scene for police to seek out just a few hours later.
Crazily sufficient, Christopher’s mom managed to outlive her accidents and believed that her son was fully harmless till his conviction.
Whereas the precise motives for the homicide stay a thriller, it’s recognized that there was stress between Christopher and his father over cash points.
Christopher had repeatedly solid his father’s signature as a cosigner on loans within the 12 months main as much as the homicide.
In August 2006, Christopher was discovered responsible of second diploma homicide and tried homicide. In December 2006, he was sentenced to 50 years to life for every depend.