The worldwide incidence of schizophrenia is 1 percent and often strikes otherwise healthy, high-performing individuals, whose lives, though manageable with , are often derailed from their original promise.
Vérove's other suspected murder victims, , included one 38-year-old man, a 20-year-old woman and a 19-year-old woman.
He admitted to the kidnapping, revealed his accomplice, and gave police directions to where the still-missing girl could be found.
It was all part of an elaborate murder plot that the leading man scripted for himself — to pay for his upcoming wedding.
Nobody connected the cases until last month, when a Texas surgeon realized that a new and dangerous suicide method was making the rounds.
Once we get to the bottom of that, we may indeed understand the true origin of this seriously creepy meme.