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Family's anger over 'failings' that allowed Marine to kill dog walker

Mar 01, 2018 - The Daily Telegraph (London)

THE family of an 83-year-old man stabbed to death by an ex-soldier with a grudge against dog walkers have accused mental health professionals of letting them down.

Peter Wrighton was killed on Aug 5 last year by Alexander Palmer, 24, a former Royal Marine who had suffered a head injury that resulted in "catastrophic" psychological problems. He claimed to hear voices in his head that told him to hurt and even kill people, and told one doctor he hated dog walkers because they "treated him li...