(SUMMIT NEWS) – A disturbing testimony from a psychiatrist outlines that Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is in such a bad state in prison that he should be considered at 'high risk' of suicide.
The Daily Mail reports that Professor Michael Kopelman testified during an extradition hearing in London that Assange has "begun making preparations to end his own life including confessing to a Catholic priest, drafting farewell letters to his family and drafting a will."
Kopelman, emeritus professor of neuropsychiatry at King's College London, also said that Assange told him he experienced hearing voices in his head saying "we're coming to get you."
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"He reported auditory hallucinations, which were voices either inside or outside his head, somatic hallucinations, funny bodily experiences, these have now disappeared," Kopelman said.
"He also has a long history of musical hallucinations, which is maybe a separate phenomenon, that got worse when he was in prison," the psychiatrist added.