An Indiana man accused of killing his father and beating his mother allegedly told police he thought his parents Bill Clinton and Hillary Clinton–And he himself, is Donald Trump.
Christopher Claerbout40 years old, charged with murder, criminal custody with a deadly weapon, solitary confinement for aggravated bodily injury, domestic battery resulting in serious bodily injury, threat with a weapon murder and two counts of theft.
Defendant was arrested on monday night after police in Carmel, Ind. was called about a family disturbance at a home in the Woodland Springs subdivision. However, as the 911 call was in progress, a neighbor told the dispatcher that there was a man lying in the driveway.
“I’m not sure he’s alive,” the caller said when asked about the man’s condition.
Officers arrived just after 6pm on February 21, 2022 to find the 75-year-old man David Claerbout was stabbed to death right outside his own home. According to the autopsy, he was stabbed 20 times.
According to court documents obtained by local CW affiliate WISHCarmel Police Department officers also found the defendant’s mother handcuffed and tied with an orange extension cord.
Marcia Claerbout told police she had been in handcuffs since 9 a.m. on the day in question, according to law enforcement. And, she allegedly told police, her son pushed her down the plane’s stairs, stepped on her, spit on her and threatened her with a knife.
The suspect’s mother appeared to confirm both the extent and existence of her son’s paranoia.
“She said that Christopher thought she was not his mother and that he had other conspiracy theories, including thinking he was black,” police wrote. “She said that Christopher believes he is Donald Trump and that she and her husband are Bill and Hillary Clinton.”
The woman, who was severely beaten with cuts believed to be visible on her left arm and left side, said her husband came home around 6pm. saw her tied up, then went out to argue with their son.
In her interview, Marcia Claerbout also told police that her son had taken the car of his murdered father shortly before the 911 call was made. Law enforcement then contacted OnStar and learned of the vehicle’s shared whereabouts. Indiana State Police then kept an eye on the fugitive and relayed more accurate information to OnStar.
The company reportedly disabled the stopped vehicle.
Later, police said, Christopher Claerbout walked away and entered a wooded area before K-9 police tracked him down and he was arrested. according to your local NBC affiliate WTHR.
According to investigators, the defendant said his mother told him he had been sexually abused as a child and that she admitted to helping cover up his sexual abuse. He also allegedly said that his parents saw him as a sex slave for “a lot of politicians”.
Based on those insights into his life, police allege the defendant said he handcuffed his mother to take her to Florida “in accordance with a war crime act for the crimes she committed.” against him and the crimes she committed against the country” and that she was a “prisoner of war and she was going to Guantanamo Bay,” according to court documents.
Police say they recovered a 7-inch black knife and a set of brass knuckles from inside a white Chevy Traverse belonging to the murder victim. The defendant’s private car, a Lincoln, was left in his parents’ garage.
Defendant is currently being held in the Hamilton County Jail without bond.
[image via Hamilton County Jail]
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