An Oregon man has been accused of biting off the ear of a senior citizen on a light rail platform near Portland. The suspect reportedly told investigators he attacked a 78-year-old man because he believed the senior was a robot sent to kill him.
Koryn Daniel Kraemer reportedly assaulted a 78-year-old man on the Cleveland TriMet MAX platform in Gresham, outside Portland, just after 2 a.m. Tuesday. Witnesses saw Kraemer on the victim with a pool of blood on the platform.
Kraemer is said to have bitten off the right ear of a senior citizen. The 25-year-old chewed the elderly man’s face off enough to reveal the victim’s skull, sources said statutory declaration.
Police officers allegedly had to use force to remove Kraemer from the victim. The senior was taken to the hospital. The man’s condition was stable but required sedation because of the grisly injuries.
Officers from the Gresham Police Department and deputies from the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office took Kraemer into custody. Investigators claimed Kraemer told them his name was “El Baker.”
Kraemer thanked the police officers and said they “saved his life” by separating him from the victim. Kraemer allegedly told investigators the senior was a robot sent to kill him.
The Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office noted, “Kraemer further stated that he spat out the flesh of the victim he consumed and that the responding law enforcement agency saved his life by separating him from ‘the robot.'”
KGW8 reported Kraemer allegedly told police the senior was a robot “based on how the victim smelled.”
Kraemer told investigators he used alcohol, cannabis and fentanyl pills, according to prosecutors.
Oregon State Assemblyman Ricki Ruiz observed, “To be honest, I was shocked.
Kraemer was charged with second-degree assault in Multnomah County District Court on Wednesday. Kraemer pleaded not guilty to the charges. Kraemer is being held in custody without bail.
According to the affidavit, Kraemer recently relocated to Portland from Georgia.
Kraemer was originally from New Jersey. According to the school’s athletics, he was a football goaltender for Oberlin College in Ohio during the 2015 and 2016 seasons website.
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