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By Gary Oakes, Wendy Darroch
19 January 1998
Voices told him to kill, man says By Wendy Darroch TORONTO STAR
An accused murderer says voices told him to kill someone because he needed help and wanted to go away for a long time, court has heard. Cecil Ethelbert Scott has pleaded not guilty to first- degree murder in the stabbing death of 17-year-old Faisel Patel on July 1, 1996. The 43-year-old had been seeing a psychiatrist for about two years and was on Prozac because of major depression, the Ontario Court, general division, jury heard.