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17 August 2019, 08:06 | Updated: 17 August 2019, 08:08
A man from Newport Pagnell who stabbed his father to death and tried to kill his mother has been locked up indefinitely.
Gary Robinson, 46, attacked his parents at their home in Newport Pagnell home on March 24 after they picked him up from police custody.
Two days before, Robinson had been behaving bizarrely at home and taken to hospital, where he kicked an emergency worker and was racially abusive to hospital staff.
At a brief hearing at the Old Bailey, Robinson, who sported a Mohican hairstyle in the dock, denied the murder of 86-year-old Hedley Robinson, who died three weeks later on April 14.
He entered a guilty plea to manslaughter by diminished responsibility, which was accepted by the Crown.
He also pleaded guilty to the attempted murder of his 80-year-old mother Margarete Robinson in March 24.
The court heard psychiatrists agreed Robinson, of Newport Pagnell, who had mental illness since 2016, was suffering from schizoaffective disorder.
Mr Justice Edis handed him a hospital order without limit of time.
The judge said: "These offences occurred on the afternoon of March 24 just after you had been released from police custody and at a time when you were behaving in an increasingly bizarre way.
"Your father was suffering from dementia, your mother was becoming understandably very concerned about your behaviour but she did not feel at risk until you took a knife in the house and attacked both of them.
From what you said soon afterwards, so far as it made sense, you clearly intended to kill both of them as. And, as is apparent, you succeeded in the case of your father and you have no doubt left your mother in a desperately pitiful position."
Robinson also pleaded guilty to assaulting an emergency worker and three charges of racially aggravated harassment on March 22.
The judge said they were "serious, nasty offences of their kind".