Man that Reagan shot down again on free feet

Man that Reagan shot down again on free feet

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John Hinckley, the man who, 35 years ago, the American president, Ronald Reagan, shot down, is Saturday free. A federal judge ruled in July that he is long enough in a psychiatric hospital, was treated and no danger more for the society.

That reports the newspaper The Washington Post.

Hinckley was 25 years old when he became obsessed with the actress Jodie Foster and the movie Taxi Driver, in which an attack is perpetrated on a presidential candidate. With the action, he wanted to impress Foster.

In 1981, the man started Reagon long stalk and he shot the president, his spokesman James Brady, a bodyguard and a policeman on march 30, 1981 for a hotel in Washington. Perschef Brady was a brain injury and died in 2014.

The now 61-year-old Hinckley attracts after his release, with his ninety-year-old mother, who was in a closed community lives in Williamsburg, Virginia. Over the past ten years was Hinckley there have already been arranged on proefverlof, still for extended periods of time.

Terms and conditions

The defense of Hinckley argued successfully that he was of unsound mind. To the release of Hickely are dozens of related conditions. The man must be within a radius of 75 kilometres from Williamsburg and a psychiatrist under the treatment.

He should also have a phone with gps, from near overheidscentra continue and he should not talk with journalists. If he falls back or to the terms and conditions shall transgress, he must be included.

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