‘Delusional conspiracy theorist’ accused of killing dad because he got vaccine

According to the indictment, a made-up “paranoid conspiracy theorist” was furious that his parents had gotten the vaccine and beat him to death.

Brian McGann Jr., 44, apparently killed his father, Brian McGann Sr., during a rambling 20-minute phone call with a female family friend that began just after 11 p.m. Sunday. This was revealed in records reviewed by the Post.

During the heated exchange, a family friend heard McGann Sr. yell, “Stop it, I’m going to kill you,” during the argument at his Lake Worth Beach home, documents state.

This person also claimed that he heard McGann Jr. screaming and attacking his father before muttering, “He’s under my feet.”

A family friend called 911 and told investigators that the younger McGann was a “paranoid conspiracy theorist” and that he was furious because he “recently learned that his father received the vaccine,” the complaint states. is stated.

McGann Jr. also recently began using cocaine, a family friend told authorities.

Brian McGann Jr., 44, is accused of killing his father. Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office

When authorities arrived at the scene, they found McGann Sr. with “his clothes completely covered in blood” and severe injuries to his face, the report said.

He was pronounced dead by paramedics at around 12:15 a.m.

Authorities saw McGann Jr. jump over a back gate and into a nearby backyard, but they tracked him down minutes later and found him “completely covered in blood.”

Police found Brian McGann Sr. bloodied and beaten in his home late Sunday.

Investigators said the man’s hands were swollen and his fingers had lacerations, as well as a cut on his left hand.

McGann Jr. was arrested by 10 people and charged with first-degree murder.

McGann Jr. was subsequently booked into the Palm Beach County Jail and is being held without bail. According to CBS12.

McGann Jr. appeared briefly in court Tuesday. WPBF

During his court appearance Tuesday, he appeared depressed. WPBF reported.

McGann Jr.’s attorney, now a public defender, has not commented on the case.

The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office did not immediately respond to The Post’s request for comment on the alleged assault, including questions about which vaccine McGann Jr. was allegedly upset about.



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