Mena Sous bites mother’s face during Schizophrenic episode

Mena Sous bites mother’s face during Schizophrenic episode

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40-year-old Mena Sous had a mental health crisis at his London Court residence on March 23rd. Darahim Bakheet Hanna, his mother, alerted the authorities, advising that he has bipolar schizophrenia and had been aggressive. She added that he had a schizophrenic episode and attacked her. Hanna said she tried calming Sous down when he placed his hands around her neck and started squeezing. Then, Sous bit her on the face and covered her mouth with his hands. Hanna sustained bruising around her neck, her face, and lips. Officers spoke with Sous, who stated that his mother was a liar and that he was a good man. Sous added that Hanna was yelling at him, so he walked away. Sous said that his mother is always causing him problems and lying. Officers then spoke with Hanna’s cousin, who informed them that Sous has schizophrenia but does not get treatment, so he gets aggressive with her. Hanna did not wish to prosecute. Sous was taken into custody for strangulation and domestic assault.

Mena Sous (MNPD)
Mena Sous (MNPD)

Mena T. Sous was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail on March 23rd, charged with domestic assault and aggravated assault. A judicial commissioner set his bond at $6,000.

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