The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

Overnight

Lo48° Partly Cloudy

Friday

Hi72° Mostly Sunny

Friday Night

Lo47° Slight Chc Showers

Saturday

Hi62° Mostly Sunny

Saturday Night

Lo42° Partly Cloudy

Sunday

Hi66° Mostly Sunny

Sunday Night

Lo43° Mostly Cloudy

Monday

Hi67° Partly Sunny

Monday Night

Lo44° Chance Rain

Tuesday

Hi59° Chance Showers

We don’t know mental illness

Send to Kindle
Print This

It was definitely a juicy story, just made for a splashy headline: “Insane killer escapes,” or “Schizophrenic killer loose.” Phillip A. Paul, committed to Eastern State Hospital after a brutal murder, had gone on a field trip with other patients to the Spokane Interstate Fair. There he simply walked away, unnoticed by apparently uninterested supervisors. After a tense four-day manhunt, he surrendered 180 miles away in Goldendale.

View my options or Sign in