911 Recording Played at Ramsey Murder Trial Reveals Gruesome Details

The three judges presiding over the case are to decide whether the 22-year-old was legally insane when the murder took place.

The gruesome details of how accused murderer Aaron Ramsey bludgeoned and stabbed his father to death were reportedly revealed during the first day of his murder trial in state Superior Court Court in Stamford Tuesday, when the prosecution played a recording of the 911 call he made after allegedly committing the crime.

In the recording, Ramsey tells the 911 dispatcher how he beat Edward Ramsey, 73, of 125 Signal Hill Road, with his hands and a piano bench, before finally cutting his throat with a kitchen knife, according to a report in the Stamford Advocate.

Ramsey also reportedly told the dispatcher how he heard voices in his head telling him to kill his father.

Ramsey is free on $1 million bond — but according to the Advocate report he is undergoing treatment at the Whiting Forensic Division of Connecticut Valley Hospital in Middletown.

The three judges presiding over the case are to decide whether the 22-year-old was insane due to a medical condition when the murder took place.

If found guilty by reason of insanity, Ramsey will likely undergo psychiatric evaluation and treatment at Whiting or another hospital, according to the report.

Providing his treatment is successful and it is determined Ramsey is no longer a threat to himself or others, he will avoid prison time, according to the report.

For more, check out the Stamford Advocate report.

Jlo November 21, 2012 at 10:31 PM
I don't see how you could ever let this guy go free, I don't care how much treatment he gets.
Jlo November 22, 2012 at 05:14 AM
Yeah if moms is crazy enough to bail this fruitcake out she should pay for his lawyer too. I think the heinous nature of this crime should equal a life sentence, this guy cannot be set free after what he did, why waste more time and effort defending the indefensible. I guess he sobered up and realized he is screwed.
FreedomOfSpeech November 25, 2012 at 02:23 AM
I agree. The mom feels bad for her son NOW? Why now? She should have gotten this wacko some help before he killed her husband. I heard the whole family is strange. If I was the dad I would have whipped that little kids a*s. I hope he gets life. Now he wants to plea insanity!!!! No dude.....stay off the drugs. Maybe then, just maybe you'll stop hearing voices. Idiot!!!!!!
FreedomOfSpeech November 25, 2012 at 02:25 AM
I agree 100%.
wiltonwoman November 26, 2012 at 04:13 AM
Perhaps there is room for just a little kindness when referring to this devastated and dismantled family. Most likely none of you has any real knowledge of them, their history or their painful struggles, and if you could imagine for just one second what the widow and mother is enduring now, you might also be able to imagine how the slurs and insults are excruciating salt in the wounds that will never, ever heal.
FreedomOfSpeech November 26, 2012 at 04:53 AM
Perhaps None of us need to know this family and don't care to know this family. This is public news, and we are entitled to our opinion. You can't tell me this NUT showed no signs of "insanity" before. If the signs were there, why the hell didn't this family put this boy in a facility before? Why does it take something like this to happen? That's why I don't buy that insanity crap. This kid has been using drugs for years. The problem is so many parents are too busy doing their own thing that they don't have any idea what their kid (s) are doing or who they are doing it with. It angers me when people commit these crimes and then try to use the insanity card. I really don't understand the mom either. If your son had mental issues, as his mom, I would feel almost guilty for not getting him into a facility. That is of course if he really is coo-coo.
wiltonwoman November 26, 2012 at 01:47 PM
I had taken some time to reply to your arrogant and uninformed post, but then realized your purpose is to hear yourself rant, express your angry opinions that you are so gleefully entitled to, and establish yourself as someone who should be reckoned with by generalizations, accusations and sarcasm, not intelligent consideration. Waste of space.
FreedomOfSpeech November 26, 2012 at 02:43 PM
Wiltonwoman, U MUST be friends or related to these demented people. Perhaps you should be comforting them right now, and crossing your fingers and toes that these 3 judges buy his insanity crap rather than being on-line worrying about what the public thinks. I mean really!!!!!!
Ifeelsorryforyou November 26, 2012 at 08:59 PM
4u2nv aka Marie LaRose, Aaron will be found NGRI, and your rants will not matter. Sorry this whole event has affected you so much, it is obvious this case matters greatly to you, I'm sorry you have been so immensely impacted by this tragedy. I hope that you will be able to over come the trauma this has caused you. Your ignorant and arrogant comments were noticed, and hopefully it will allow you peace of mind that your voice has been heard. I'm so sorry for all the hate this has caused you to build up inside, it is obvious by the dozens of posts you've submitted that even years of therapy probably won't be able to help you, and this is a huge tragedy. Again, from all of us in support of Aaron Ramsey, we are sorry for the psychological trauma his case has caused you.
Jlo November 26, 2012 at 09:19 PM
I think the reason why people get heated over this is because the day may come that someone who bludgeoned an innocent human being to death because he believed aliens were after him may walk our streets. Not sure how anyone, regardless of whether or not they have ties to the Ramsey family or Aaron Ramsey, could ever think this is a reasonable conclusion to this case. If you do then I would sincerely like to know your thought process because I don't understand it at all even when I look at it from the perspective of his family.
Alethiologist November 26, 2012 at 09:32 PM
I know nothing about the Ramsey case and cannot comment on it. It is really sad that some 2.2 million people are in US prisons for one crime or another. Some 6 million are under criminal supervision. FFLD County's population is just under 1 million. Something is seriously wrong with our society that so many are locked up. I think we don't do enough to prevent crime, some 'crimes' are not criminal, Here is an a provocative article for those interested: http://www.newyorker.com/arts/critics/atlarge/2012/01/30/120130crat_atlarge_gopnik
Elizabeth O'Connell November 26, 2012 at 11:57 PM
From what I have read above, there is tons of misunderstanding not only about the judicial system and how it works and why there is an insanity plea but about mental illness. The reality is everyone has mental illness in some form in their family tree. It can be in the form of mild depression, addiction, compulsive behaviors and in this case, what appears to be severe psychotic illness. Fortunately for society,violent psychotic breaks are rare. But when they do occur they are frightening and it is human nature to want to blame some one, and evil is easier to understand than what could be a illness that was triggered by something out of nowhere. More likely scenario is that it could have been a milder form of mental illness, that went unchecked or treated that came to a horrible end. Blaming the mother for bad mothering, or "weirdness" doesnt help society get its head around the fact that there are many illnesses we dont understand. We have to start talking about these illnesses in a open honest and nonjudgemental way. When there is the same acceptance and will to help people get better (and preventative care) as there is with medical conditions, people will get the care they need. Your ignorance (4u2nv) doesnt help anyone, including yourself who I hope finds more understanding and concern if you or a love one suffers in this way. I can only assume that pro-life go vegan is trying out for his debate club, good luck but work on your ethos.
Elizabeth O'Connell November 27, 2012 at 01:48 AM
I don't really know where to start with you. First never said Mental illness is just a function of genetics, never said u had to be mentally ill to be violent or harm some one, never said the person isnt responsible...that's why the call it not guilty by reason of insanity, (no question he did the crime, however if he was insane when he committed the crime whats the sentance?) and I certainly didn't dwell some random reference to terrorists and Muslims. And thank you for your mention of lobotomy. You have proved my point. As to how a judicial court can make these inferences and assumptions. Specifically what are you talking about? Judges and juries make judgements and asumptions all the time when determing mitigating circumstances when something less than insanity is at issue. My point in a nut shell: these cases (not guilty by reason of insanity) are rare (less than 1%) and I believe that if people understood mental illness and in these extreme cases (severe psychosis) you would look at Aaron Ramsey and his family with more compassion, and less anger.
FreedomOfSpeech November 27, 2012 at 02:30 AM
What is wrong with these people???
Chandra Johnson Greene November 27, 2012 at 05:32 PM
Multiple comments have been removed from this thread. Please keep the conversation civil. Thanks!
FreedomOfSpeech November 28, 2012 at 03:31 AM
Elizabeth O'Connell, let me ask you something. Did this family not know Aaron had some mental illness? Because nobody wakes up one morning with a mental illness. There had to have been signs of something, somewhere, at sometime. Also, from what I understand Aaron has been a known drug user. A mental illness & drugs being mixed does not go well together. What is also upsetting is you don't hear any thing about the mourning of their loss - their dad. The man who gave Aaron life, whose life was taken from him, who was brutally stabbed & beat to death and didn't even fight back. I'm sorry but that just breaks my heart. I may sound heartless but Aaron has to be punished for that.


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