Brunswick schizophrenic man killed while charging at officers after he fatally attacked mother with knife

Brunswick schizophrenic man killed while charging at officers after he fatally attacked mother with knife
(Source: Brunswick Police Department)

BRUNSWICK, Ohio (WOIO) - Brunswick Police confirmed the schizophrenic man who charged at them is dead after he fatally stabbed his mother on Thursday night.

Officers were sent to a home in the 3000 block of Alda Parkway at approximately 11:06 p.m. for a man with a history of schizophrenia threatening to kill his mother with a knife, according to the report.

When they arrived, police tried to talk to those inside the home before going inside, the report said.

That’s when the suspect, later identified as 30-year-old William Sears, charged officers before he was fatally wounded, according to the report.

Police said officers then found that Sears had attacked and killed his mother with a knife.

She was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation is investigating the incident.

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