Alex Hribal, who felt “alienated” and “ostracized” at Franklin Regional High School, planned on ending his life to cap off a rampage when he stabbed and slashed 21 people at the Murrysville school, a psychologist testified Friday morning.
“He was planning on this being the end of his life,” Dr. Bruce Chambers told Westmoreland County Judge Christopher Feliciani.
Chambers was called as a witness by attorney Patrick Thomassey, who is seeking to have Hribal transferred from the juvenile detention center in Hempfield to a mental health facility.
Thomassey contends the mental condition of the 16-year-old, who suffers from schizophrenia and depression, is deteriorating.
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