A neighbor injured in the attack placed a desperate 911 call to police
A pair of YouTube channels appearing to belong to the 19-year-old Florida State University student accused of fatally stabbing a couple and trying to eat one victim’s face display the teen’s online persona, in which he says he has a “psycho side.”
As investigators work to determine what led Austin Harrouff to allegedly kill 59-year-old John Stevens III and his wife Michelle Mishcon, 53, on Monday, the teen’s online persona includes statements on steroid use and and mental instability.
“I’ve got a psycho side and a normal side,” reads the description of a YouTube channel called “A. Frost.” “I’ve lost my mind help me find it.”
Authorities suspected that Harrouff may have been under the influence of the synthetic drug flakka when he allegedly attacked the couple and allegedly spent minutes trying to eat Stevens’ face. Martin County Sheriff William Snyder previously told PEOPLE that early reports showed no signs of cocaine, marijuana or methamphetamine use.
However, in a YouTube video uploaded four days before the attack, Harrouff discusses steroid use.
“You think steroids would be beneficial? Who knows. But for me … I think that steroids really aren’t for me,” he said. “I used to think that I needed steroids to be a body builder, to be this thing. To be this symbol. To be this lie.”
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Authorities have not confirmed whether the channels belong to Harrouff, but a Martin County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson tells PEOPLE that investigators “are aware of his YouTube videos and all his social media accounts.”
A Frantic 911 Call
A neighbor, now identified as 47-year-old Jeff Fisher, came to the couple’s home from across the street and tried to fend off the attacker but was allegedly attacked by Harrouff and “seriously injured,” Snyder said.
In a 911 call obtained by PEOPLE, Fisher was heard breathing heavily as he described the incident. He told police that a young man was beating up a woman in a garage across the street.
“There’s a girl laying on the ground. He beat her up,” he said. “I ran over there, I’m bleeding profusely … I don’t know what happened. I got stabbed.”
He added: “I’ve been stabbed in the back … I need an ambulance and please, quickly please.”
In a follow-up call, a woman is heard telling he dispatcher that Fisher had “bad” puncture wounds.
“In the neck. In the head,” she said. “Three! Three puncture wounds.”