Jared Lee Loughner, who is accused of killing six people and injuring 13 others in Tucson Arizona, including Gabrielle Giffords, is being forcibly medicated as he is a danger to himself.
Court papers have revealed that Loughner, who has been deemed not fit enough to stand trial, is depressed and has "regret for the circumstances that led to his arrest. He also reported that the radio was talking to him and inserting thoughts into his mind."
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According to reports on ABC the papers document how Lougner "began pacing quickly in circles near his cell door" and was heard "screaming loudly and seen crying for hours at a time. He was observed rocking back and forth in the showers."
The prisoner who pleaded not guilty to openly firing on a crowd outside a supermarket is often viewed as "inconsolable, uncooperative and unresponsive" and "also displayed hypersexed behavior." He also spoke to his doctors about the possibility of receiving the death penalty for his crimes and sobbed uncontrollably for 55 minutes.
He said "I want to die. Give me the injection, kill me now."
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