A TESCO employee allegedly killed his spouse and daughter by slitting their throats after he wrongly believed his spouse was dishonest on him, a court docket heard.
Marcin Zdun slayed Aneta, 40, and Nikoleta, 18, “in essentially the most brutal trend” simply days after his spouse kicked him out of their residence and instructed him she wished a divorce.
Marcin Zdun is accused of brutally killing his spouse and daughterCredit score: Check with Caption
He killed daughter Nikoleta ‘in essentially the most brutal trend’Credit score: Fb
Zdun ‘didn’t like’ how shut his spouse Aneta and his daughter have beenCredit score: Check with Caption
Polish Zdun, 40, “didn’t like” how shut his spouse and daughter have been and felt they have been “pushing him out of the wedding”, even convincing himself Aneta was sleeping together with his colleague, Winchester Crown Courtroom, Hants, heard.
On June 1 – a special occasion referred to as “Kids’s Day” within the Polish calendar – Zdun walked to the household residence within the cathedral metropolis of Salisbury, Wilts, and knifed his spouse and daughter to dying.
Zdun denies two counts of homicide however admits killing the pair, claiming he has “no recollection” of the incident and killed them by means of diminished duty as he’s mentally impaired.
Prosecutor Nicholas Haggan QC mentioned: “The Prosecution say that the defendant determined to kill his spouse and daughter, not due to an abnormality of psychological functioning that considerably impaired [him]…
He meant to kill them and that’s precisely what he did – and in essentially the most brutal trend.
Nicholas Haggan QC
“However as a result of he was jealous and indignant, not solely about Aneta’s perceived affair, but additionally the loss his controlling affect over his spouse and daughter.
“He meant to kill them and that’s precisely what he did – and in essentially the most brutal trend.
“For these causes, we are saying that the defendant is responsible, not of manslaughter, however of the murders of each Aneta and Nikoleta.”
Explaining the alleged homicide, Mr Haggan QC mentioned: “Sooner or later in the course of the early afternoon of Monday, 1st June 2020, the defendant left his lodgings… and walked the two.6 miles or so to the household residence.
“Inside a matter of minutes of his arrival, numerous neighbours and workmen within the neighborhood of the property heard youngsters screaming.
‘HE’S A PSYCHO’
“It was not the sound of youngsters taking part in. It was the sound of youngsters screaming in terror.
“A number of folks went to research. As they regarded by a wire mesh fence into the backyard, they have been confronted by an horrific spectacle.
“They noticed the defendant use a knife to assault Aneta and Nikoleta in a pathway operating alongside the facet of the property.
“He stabbed them and he minimize their throats, utilizing a number of actions to take action. The accidents that each Aneta and Nikoleta sustained have been catastrophic.”
Workmen chased and detained Zdun and he was later discovered with a knife in addition to £940, Polish forex and his passport.
On April 8, Aneta was mentioned to have instructed her mum: “You haven’t any thought what’s going on right here mum… I don’t need him to kill us or the youngsters once I’m at work… He’s a psycho… Niki is scared of him… I worry he’ll do one thing once I’m at work.”
Mr Haggan QC mentioned Zdun instructed folks Aneta was having an affair with Martin Punter, who he labored at Tesco with – however Mr Punter had apparently by no means met Aneta.
The trial, anticipated to final two and a half weeks, continues.
Zdun, who labored nights at Tesco in Salisbury, denies two counts of homicide.
Police lay flowers exterior the scene of the brutal homicideCredit score: Solent Information
Nikoleta is known to have instructed her mum she thought Zdun was a ‘psycho’Credit score: Solent Information
The teenager allegedly had her throat slit within the horrific killingCredit score: Solent Information
It’s understood Aneta Zdun was not having the affair her husband accused her of Credit score: Check with Caption
A police officer is pictured exterior the cordoned off crime scene in JuneCredit score: Solent Information
Blood was seen on the door to the household’s property in Salisbury, WiltsCredit score: Solent Information
Forensic officers attended the scene after the horrific killingsCredit score: Solent Information