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Murder Suspect Said ‘Aliens’ Killed Father, According to Neighbors

Neighbors describe "constant fighting" at the residence.

After , a 24-year-old Danvers man reportedly told neighbors Saturday morning that “aliens” killed his father. He also allegedly told neighbors that aliens in the woods were killing people and that the neighbors needed to save his cats, according to neighbors who spoke to Danvers Patch.

The Danvers man, who the , reportedly killed his father, 60-year-old John Anastasi at 2 Auburn St. sometime before 10:30 a.m. Saturday.

Neighbors said that at 10:30 a.m. the suspect went to a nearby Colby Road residence with his cat and knocked on the door. When no one initially answered, he reportedly put his cat on the lawn. When the homeowner asked him about why he put the cat on her property, the suspect reportedly said, “Because of the aliens, they’re in the woods killing people. We need to save the cats,” according to neighbors.

Moments later, neighbors went to the Auburn Street home with the suspect. They knocked on the door, but the suspect reportedly said, “He’s not gonna answer – he’s dead. They killed him,” said witnesses.

At that point, the neighbors entered the home and found the father dead on the floor and covered with blankets. While one neighbor distracted the suspect, another neighbor called 911, said neighbors.

arrived moments later and apprehended the suspect. He was taken away in a cruiser.

Neighbors described the suspect as “troubled” and that there was “constant fighting” at the house. Neighbor John Gotts said the suspect has been in constant trouble with the Danvers Police.

Check back to Danvers Patch for the latest about the murder.

tina November 14, 2011 at 03:03 PM
No where in this artical did they say anything about drug use confirmed or suspected, it is much more likley this man has a mental desease. Hopefully he gets the treatment he so desperatly needs and mabey his dad can rest in peace. My prayers go out to all the friends and family of these tow men. Very sad!
Patricia Tardugno November 14, 2011 at 03:10 PM
That poor murderer really is totally crazy & sadly he is a poster child for the generation we are raising up now. The younger generation has no common sense, no sanity, no manners, no concept of reality, no concern for the difference between right & wrong. They are brain washed by all the idiocy that is bombarded at them daily by the media, video games the internet, the music industry. It is a shame that all those venues ONLY want to shovel trash at the public. Suppoosed Reality Shows & the send in you funniest video shows are the worst, because they show people purposely doing the worse things, purposely setting up bad situations or pretending that the Non Reality Shows are what anyone would or should ever stoop to acting like. The Reality Show camera crews claim they will "create the drama" if their is no drama!!! So, just being on those shows is a direct threat from the scum with the cameras!!!! They should be arrested for all the $h!t other people are put through so they have something trashy to film!! Because not everyone is actually involve in the production of the shows, not everyone sign releases & contracts & not everyone gets a pay check for putting up with the sick $h!t they go around doing to people!!! Reality Show SUCK!!!
David November 14, 2011 at 03:52 PM
This sounds like classic delusions due to meth use. On that crap anything is possible...
dawn jeronowitz November 14, 2011 at 04:11 PM
Classic, 100% by the book: the 'aliens,' 'save cats,' 'hiding in woods,' and complete desensitizing of the situation: Clearly another common case of prescription medication side effects. Betcha Stephen has been taking prescription psychotropic meds and experienced the side effects mentioned with the warnings on TV... happens to thousands each year. Kids killing, parents killing, suicides, homicides; it goes on and on. Ignorance is not bliss. That's why people fight Washington and the FDA to get such black box warnings mentioned on the commercials... But, Americans love their pills... and Big Pharma loves their money...
Nicarol November 14, 2011 at 04:19 PM
I bet the alien cloned his DNA, too.

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