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Austin Harrouff's attorney: No evidence client was under influence of bath salts or flakka

Posted: 6:29 AM, Nov 23, 2016
Updated: 2016-11-23 18:14:06Z

Austin Harrouff's attorney said Wednesday there is no evidence that is client was under the influence of bath salts or flakka the night of a deadly double homicide he is charged with committing in Martin County.

Deputies said in August Harrouff killed a Martin County couple, Michelle Karen Mishcon, 53, and her husband John Stevens III, 59, in their garage near Tequesta.   

MCSO says Harrouff also stabbed a neighbor who tried to save the victims.

Harrouff's charges include two counts of second-degree murder and attempted first-degree murder with a weapon.

The Martin County Sheriff’s Office requested the FBI test Harrouff to see if he was impaired during the attack.