Phil McGraw

Face-biting suspect's dad says he believes son was poisoned

The father of a Florida college student accused of randomly killing a couple and biting the dead husband's face said Thursday that his son's condition is deteriorating.

Dr. Wade Harrouff said his 19-year-old son Austin Harrouff "is not doing well" and remains hospitalized nearly four weeks after the Aug. 15 beating and stabbing attack that killed John Stevens, 59, and his wife, Michelle Mishcon, 53, at the couple's Tequesta home. The couple's neighbor was also injured. Harrouff said his son can open his eyes and squeeze his hand, but has pneumonia and can't talk.

Harrouff, a dentist, believes his son had a mental breakdown, which is why he stripped off most of...