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A man was struck with an axe 16 times, but still went about his morning routine after regaining consciousness, despite heavy bleeding and severe brain damage. The part of his brain that handled reasoning was damaged, but the part that controlled habits was intact.

The Walkthrough of the CREEPIEST, CRAZIEST Crime Scene Ever!

Christopher Porco was convicted of killing his father and attempting to murder his mother with a fireman’s ax.

After the attack, his father went about his regular morning routine, unaware that he was dying. He walked into the kitchen, packed a lunch, signed a cheque to cover his son’s parking tickets and attempted to unload the dishwasher…

The blow to the head cut off a part of his brain where the judgments are being made. Therefore, he couldn’t assess what was going on, and did everything he normally would as per memory.

On 15 November 2004, Joan and Peter Porco had been found seemingly murdered. The was blood everywhere – a medical examiner later determined that 52-year-old Peter sustained massive head injuries causing his dea… Continue Reading (2 minute read)

8 thoughts on “A man was struck with an axe 16 times, but still went about his morning routine after regaining consciousness, despite heavy bleeding and severe brain damage. The part of his brain that handled reasoning was damaged, but the part that controlled habits was intact.”

  1. imcalledstu

    I remember this one, didn’t his son try to kill the parents during the night? And then the police were confused with the scene as the victim had being going around the home doing his daily routine, crazy.

  2. TrinityF

    He attempted to kill his parents, and during his trial he took care of his mother who he worked over with an Axe ?

    I know a parent will love their children no matter what, but. What ?

  3. TheSentientReptile

    oof not proud of this but this is my hometown. The son was the captain of my swim team and his parents were the nicest people ever. His mom didnt even want to convict him because she just lost her husband and now her son would be rotting in jail…

  4. aleph_zeroth_monkey

    In the Japanese survival horror game *Siren* the zombies follow the same routines they had in life. It’s pretty creepy because they go through the motions of doing everyday stuff but clearly don’t know what they’re doing or why. This story reminded me of that game…

  5. exek25

    Sounds like something out of Fargo.

  6. HarvestSolarEnergy

    Another interesting story which helped study’s of the brain tremendously is Phineas Gage, through an accident got a tampering iron through the head and continued to live life. Different of course than he used to be, but he lived. The brain is still a giant mystery

  7. FultonAnsleyProject

    My mom is like this before she has a seizure. She’ll be like “Dinner is served!” but the turkey is completely uncooked.

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