A SCAM killer dubbed the “Son of Frankenstein” slaughtered his entire family and kept their brains in the freezer.
Theofilos Sehidis, 24, brutally murdered his parents, sister, uncle and paternal grandmother in a frenzied attack that rocked Greece.
The cold-blooded killer died in Korydallos prison exactly 3 years ago at the age of 47.
His heinous crime caused a stir across the country after it was revealed, the young law student proceeded to keep the victim’s brain in the freezer for “further study” – as the business name suggests. his gothic eccentricities.
Terrible murders occurred on the northeastern Aegean island of Thasos on May 19 and 20, 1996, when the Sehidis learned that his family was plotting against him.
“They wanted to kill me but I killed them first. They were sick,” he told police, according to media reports at the time.
When finally caught, the 24-year-old confessed to his crimes and described in detail what he had done with the bodies.
After decapitating the corpses, the Sehidis chopped them up and removed the brains before placing them in the freezer to study, – while listening to Tchaikovsky, reports. Proto Thema.
“I just took some brains and put them in the fridge,” he told police officers.
“I already have some background in psychiatry and medicine and I just want to examine the anatomy of the human brain. That’s all.”
“One of the heads is broken, the brain is out, so why not put them in the fridge?” he added.
His first victim was his 58-year-old uncle, Vasilis, whom he pushed off a cliff after an argument.
He proceeded to behead him so that he “wouldn’t suffer anymore.”
Sehidis then hid the body behind a bush and went to buy a new shirt and a shotgun.
He then returned to his home, where he shot 55-year-old father Dimitris, stabbed 48-year-old mother Maria, 27-year-old sister Emmy and his 75-year-old grandmother Ermioni – the latter him. claimed they took up a knife and tried to attack him.
He then used a chainsaw to dismember the bodies, place the remains in garbage bags and throw them in a dumpster in the nearby city of Kavala.
Meanwhile, he was talking on the phone with his uncle’s wife, Eleni, who lives in Belgium, and pretended that his family was still alive and well in Germany.
He was finally arrested after his uncle’s wife, Eleni, who lives in Belgium, reported her husband and his family missing to Belgian police.
During that time, Sehidis pretends that his family is still alive and doing well in Germany.
But the police became suspicious of his behavior and continued to investigate.
On July 21, Theophilos was arrested while driving his car for possession of a pistol, firearm and ammunition.
He was sentenced to 10 months and fined £1,770 but was released because of his clear background.
He was eventually arrested as a suspect because his family went missing about a month later, when he confessed after hours of interrogation.
Police found dried blood all over the house, two chainsaws and an ax among other horrifying details; The word “mistake” is written on the wall.
When the killer was later asked by reporters what that meant, he simply replied: “Mistakes mean mistakes, nothing more.”
Medical examiner M. Georgiadis, told the newspaper Apogeumatini at the time: “What a terrifying and shocking scene in the ‘fortress of the house’, it is indescribable.
“The traces of brain matter were left on the walls, bathroom and ceiling after the two victims (father and mother) were shot in the head.
“There was dried blood all over the house.
“The carpet turns red because of the blood, especially at the point where he killed his sister, whom he only hit in the chest.”
The remains of his family members were never found.
People close to him describe him as a very intelligent, quiet young man who is always alone, likes to read books and listen to classical music.
Sehidis finally confessed after a night of interrogation in August 1996.
He says he has no regrets and claims he killed his whole family in self-defense and says they are all plotting to kill him.
In June 1997, he was found guilty of 5 counts of murder and sentenced to life in prison.
The following year, he was transferred to the Psychiatric Hospital in Korydallos Prison.
He is said to have asked the warden to be allowed to listen to classical music and read books.
He applied for release in 2016 but was not granted. The second request is pending.
Sehidis died in prison of a heart attack on February 12, 2019, after 21 years behind bars.
No one visited him during his time in prison.
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