Homeless man's hospital order after killing rough sleeper

A homeless man has been issued a hospital order for killing another rough sleeper in the derelict social club where they were living.

Mindaugas Puodziunas, 33, was issued with a hospital order with restrictions when he appeared at Stafford Crown Court, having pleaded guilty to manslaughter on the grounds of diminished responsibility at a hearing at Wolverhampton Crown Court in January.

The court heard how Puodziunas had attacked Jonas Daraska, 40, with an axe causing head and neck injuries.

With the victim's body lying in the same room in the cellar, Puodziunas continued to drink before going to Wolverhampton police station the next morning to say he had killed a man.

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Homeless man killed

A homeless man has been issued a hospital order for killing another rough sleeper in the derelict social club where they were living.