The Chandler man convicted of stabbing his roommate with the hopes of sucking his blood as part of a "vampire" ritual has been sentenced to three years probation.
Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Warren Granville spared 24-year-old Aaron Homer any jail time for the bizarre incident, during which Homer and his girlfriend, 21-year-old Amanda Williamson, tried to drink Homer's roommate, Robert Maley's, blood.
The couple, according to
Maley, is "into vampire stuff" and got angry when they refused to allow
them to slurp blood from his arm.
Maley says he'd let the pair suck his blood in the past but this time he wasn't interested.
After Maley told the couple they couldn't suck his blood, Homer became furious and stabbed him in the arm.
Bleeding heavily, Maley didn't immediately call an ambulance because there was a warrant out for his arrest for a probation violation. Rather, he ran out of the apartment leaving a
snack for Homer and Williamson trail of blood leading out of the apartment.
Simultaneously, firefighters were treating someone next door to Maley's apartment when they saw a man with blood gushing out of his arm. They called police.
When police arrived, Williamson and Homer were sitting in the blood-covered apartment. Williamson said she stabbed Maley in self defense after he attacked her. Homer told several different stories -- none of which were believed by police -- before finally settling on claiming Maley made fun of their "religion," so he stabbed him.