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May232006

What's Up Doc?

zzzzzzz.gif"He believed he was placed on Earth for a special purpose" says the solicitor for the notorious Sydney Bunny Killer at a hearing for 18 animal cruelty charges against his client.

And what might that special purpose be, my son? "Liberating" the animals, apparently. Is this guy Looney Tunes or what?

"A man accused of mutilating 17 rabbits and a guinea pig is not faking mental illness and had a genuine distorted belief that he was saving them, a court has heard.

A hearing against Brendan Francis McMahon, 36, of Tamarama began again today at Downing Centre Local Court.

McMahon has made two previous applications to have the charges dismissed under Section 32 of the Mental Health Act but has been refused.

The animals, which McMahon had bought from pet shops, were allegedly found dead or dying, some skinned, in and around his York Street office in Sydney between July and early August last year.

Dr Stephen Allnutt told the court today that he believed the drug methamphetamine, also known as ice, had triggered a psychotic episode in McMahon, who he saw a month after the August 2005 arrest.

"He said to me, 'I wonder if I made a mistake because I never asked the rabbits'. I was concerned at that stage that the psychosis was persisting."

No shit Sherlock!

"Dr Allnutt said that methamphetamine was a very powerful drug which could cause psychosis.

"It's estimated approximately one in five experience psychotic symptoms, but not all people," he said.

He believed McMahon's symptons of psychosis continued after the drug's "high" wore off.

He also said that McMahon had an underlying vulnerability because of a family history of "major mental illness".

Earlier hearings have heard how McMahon's love of animals intensified after reading Genesis in the Bible.

It became stronger still after he studied Eastern and South American mysticism. He travelled the world exploring ancient cultures, delving into the concept of the "third eye" - or non-verbal communication."

Will someone please tell me what you have to do to be covered under Section 32 of the Mental Health Act? Perhaps we need to ask the rabbits. But having said that...have a go at this guy's boatrace and tell me he doesn't look like a wabbit - rabbit man not faking

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Reader Comments (4)

I'm hoping bunny boy gets a channel 9 special that interviews him and gives him a cool 2.6 million
May 24, 2006 | Unregistered Commentermushroom
Stranger things have happened. Ask the wabbits.
May 24, 2006 | Registered CommenterMalcolm Lambe
Dude. Bunny boy is fucked up.
May 27, 2006 | Unregistered CommenterWCS
The guy is a fucking waste of space.
May 29, 2006 | Unregistered CommenterMichael D

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