They attacked the police and bit the doctors. This is the story of psychotic twins


  1. Ursula and Sabina Eriksson are twin sisters diagnosed with a very rare disease general delusional disorder. The disease first spread to Ursula, and then to her sister as a result of very close contact

  2. The girls have been behaving strangely for a long time. At first, they crossed a busy highway. After being beaten by doctors, they were bitten and beaten when they tried to help them. Then no one decided to undergo a psychiatric examination

  3. The truth about the basis of their behavior was revealed only during the trial. Sabina was sentenced to five years in prison for murder and assault with a dangerous weapon

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In May 2008, twin sisters Ursula and Sabina Eriksson boarded a bus from Liverpool to London. However, the driver saw that they were clinging unnaturally to their bags and threw them out of the vehicle. The man was afraid that there were dangerous things inside for his fellow passengers. Police were called to the scene. However, law enforcement agencies found that the women looked harmless and left. The bus is like that. The sisters stayed at the bus stop.

The girls first went on the highway. However, at one point they tried to run to the other side. Ursula ran at a speed of 90 km per hour. lorry. After a while, Sabina joined her sister He was hit by a speeding car. Services were called to the scene. Contact with paramedics angered Ursula and Sabine. He screamed, spat, bit, and scratched them. The women did not ask for any help. Finally, Ursula was taken by helicopter, and Sabina, who was in better condition, was taken to hospital by ambulance.

Accident on the road rules of conduct for rescuers

In the event of an accident, we are obliged to provide first aid to the injured until qualified services arrive. To do this properly, you need to go through the following seven steps:


  1. approach to the victim and assessment of his health;

  2. checking consciousness – shake the wounded off their shoulders and, for example, “What happened?” or “Do you hear me?”;

  3. provide assistance – call the ambulance service (number 999 or 112). The following information should be provided when reporting an emergency: who is calling for help, the exact location of the accident, the type and description of the accident, who was injured and how many people need medical attention, what emergency operations are carried out, and whether there are any dangers. Do not interrupt the conversation until the dispatcher decides;

  4. clearing the airways by removing foreign bodies from the mouth and tilting the head back – this should be done when the victim is unconscious;

  5. check that the victim is breathing (assessment should last 10 seconds, during which time 2 breaths should occur);

  6. to check whether the injured person has dangerous objects;

  7. If the injured person is breathing, call an ambulance and place him in a safe position while waiting for an ambulance, check his breathing every minute and turn every 30 minutes. If not breathing, the required procedure is CPR;

Five hours after the incident on the highway, Sabina was released from the hospital and taken into police custody. On May 19, 2008, he was arraigned and charged with interfering with a highway and assaulting officials. The court sentenced him to one day in prison, but he was allowed to be released because he had already spent the night in custody. Thus, he avoided psychiatric examination.

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“He stabbed me”

Sabina began to walk around Stone-on-Trent to find her sister. That’s how Glenn Hollinshead, who allowed him to spend the night, met. Nothing reported the tragedy. But the next day they were alone at home. Suddenly, Sabina pulled out a kitchen knife and struck Hollinshead in the head four times.. The man managed to get out of the house with all his might and shouted at his neighbor: “He stabbed me.” Then he fell down and died on the spot.

Knife wounds characteristics and behavior

Knife wounds are one of the most difficult to treat. It is not easy to stop the bleeding. The outer hole is small and the drilling channel can be deep. These substances often adhere deep into the tissues and can cause extensive internal damage. With this type of wound, you need to do the following:


  1. clean and disinfect the damaged area;

  2. protect the damaged area with plaster or hydrocolloid bandage;

  3. In case of serious injuries, consult a doctor.

“He hit his head with a hammer”

After a while, Sabina had to run out of the house with a hammer in her hand and hit him on the head. At the warning of their neighbors, local police began to pursue them. He saw the strange behavior of a girl passing by trying to stop him. He did not expect that he would take a tile from Sabina’s bag and hit her on the head several times. The chase for Eriksson ended at Heron Cross, where the girl was thrown from a 40-meter bridge. He survived. He was hospitalized with a broken ankle and a fractured skull.

After leaving the hospital, police arrested him and later charged him with murder. Ursula was released from hospital in September 2008, then returned to Sweden and then to the United States.

Psychosis, deception and headlines

During the trial, Sabina confessed to all the alleged acts. At the same time, experts determined that he was insane at the time. He could not, including explain why he committed acts of murder and violence. Experts have concluded that twins are more likely to suffer from general delusions. In other words, as a result of close contact with Ursula, Sabina also developed psychosis. Rare mental disorders made his voice heard.

Psychosis early symptoms

Psychosis is a dangerous and serious disease. Its first symptoms can be confused with other illnesses, so it is worth remembering its first symptoms. These are:


  1. mood swings;

  2. isolate;

  3. memory and concentration problems;

  4. sleep disorders;

  5. eating disorders;

  6. loss of energy and lack of motivation to move;

In the end, the court sentenced the accused to 5 years in prison, taking into account his health condition.

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