The man accused of the alleged murder of a young woman in her own bed refuses to take his psyche meds amid claims prison staff are trying to kill him.
Luay Nader Sako, 36, of Roxburgh Park, last year pleaded not guilty to the stabbing murder of Celeste Manno in anticipation of securing an assessment from a forensic psychiatrist that supported an assertion he was not capable of committing the crime due to his poor mental health.
On Friday, the Supreme Court of Victoria heard Sako insisted on remaining locked away from other inmates in an isolation unit where he refused to take medications at least one expert believes would help him stand trial for murder.
Celeste Manno, 23, was allegedly murdered in her Melbourne home in November 2020
Luay Sako, 35, attended a local police station hours after Ms Manno’s death and was taken to hospital under police guard, and was charged with murder
Celeste Manno had been in the prime of life when she was stabbed to…