Teen stabbed mother, grandmother, gouged out eyes claiming devil told him to do it

, 8:17 PM IST

Mexico: An 18-year-old psychotic teenager of Rio Bravo in the north- eastern Mexican state of Tamaulipas allegedly stabbed his mother and wheelchair -bound grandmother to death and took out their eyes claiming the devil told him to do it.

Jesus Guadalupe Medrano Alvarado, have stabbed his mother, Amalia Palomares Alvarado, 44 times in the body and face. When his father, Jamie Medrano Gutierrez, 43, arrived home at around 11am on Tuesday, was shocked to find his son digging out his wife’s eyes.

Jamie saw his mother in the same room who was in a wheelchair had also been stabbed to death and had her eyes and ears missing.

When asked why he did it the teen replied laughing: “My godfather ordered me to do it.” He explained that his ‘godfather’ is actually “the devil”.

Medrano Alvarado then turned on his father with the knife. However his father managed to escape after struggling for few minutes until the police arrived.

The neighbours on hearing the screams coming from the house informed the police. The police took the young man into their custody.