RICHMOND (CBS SF) — A Richmond homicide investigation has taken a gruesome turn — detectives believe the suspect was attempting to eat his dead grandmother’s body.
Richmond police spokesman Sgt. Aaron Pomeroy said it all began around 2:10 p.m. Monday with a call reporting a woman on the ground bleeding and a man standing near her at a residence on the 1200 block of Club Court.READ MORE: Belmont Police Say Missing Mother, Son Found Safe
Stunned officers found 37-year-old Dwayne Wallick standing over 90-year-old Ruby Wallick, his grandmother, digging into her flesh and attempting to eat the remains.READ MORE: Helicopter With 4 Aboard Crashes in Colusa County North of Sacramento
Wallick was ordered to stop, but he ignored the officers and continued what he was doing, police said.
Officers used a Taser stun gun to partially subdue Dwayne Wallick before a physical altercation was required to handcuff him. Paramedics
declared Ruby Wallick dead at the scene.
Dwayne Wallick was taken to a hospital for a physical health evaluation, according to Pomeroy. He will be booked into the Martinez
Detention Facility once he is released from the hospital.