The mom of a schizophrenic man who stabbed his companion 173 occasions has mentioned her dying may have been “prevented”.
Jake Neate, 37, attacked Suzanne Brown, 34, on 15 December 2017 at their flat in Braintree, Essex.
Jan Neate mentioned her son and Ms Brown have been “let down” by psychological well being companies.
Essex Partnership College NHS Basis Belief mentioned an unbiased assessment was in progress.
Mr Neate was discovered unfit to face trial at Chelmsford Crown Courtroom this month however a trial of details dominated he killed Ms Brown.
He had been on the anti-psychotic drug clozapine for greater than 10 years till October 2017 when a check confirmed it had dangerously suppressed his immune system.
Mrs Neate, 62, mentioned that they had not been warned concerning the dangers of coming straight off the remedy and he ought to have been sectioned.
She mentioned: “He actually went downhill. I do not know the way in poor health they needed him to be earlier than they helped.”
‘He wasn’t a monster’
Mrs Neate mentioned regardless of a assessment there had been no admission by companies that Ms Brown’s dying may have been prevented.
She mentioned: “We have now misplaced them each. She’s gone and he may as properly have gone.
“He did care and he wasn’t a monster. Suzanne was like a daughter to us and we’re not talking out only for Jake, it is for Suzanne as properly.”
Andy Brogan, govt director of psychological well being and deputy chief govt at Essex Partnership College NHS Basis Belief, mentioned an inner assessment into Mr Neate’s care had taken place following Ms Brown’s dying.
A home murder assessment and an unbiased assessment into his care by NHS England have been at the moment ongoing, he mentioned.
Mr Neate’s father John mentioned the police response had additionally been “irritating” as officers had not visited the deal with till three hours after a panicked name from Mrs Neate.
An Unbiased Workplace for Police Conduct investigation into the case is in progress and Essex Police mentioned it will not remark till the outcomes have been printed.