Former Hawaii Mental Patient Convicted of San Diego Stabbings

Just noticed this out of San Diego:

A parolee accused of stabbing a couple in Hillcrest for no apparent reason while he was on parole for assaulting a police officer was convicted Monday of assault with a deadly weapon but acquitted of torture charges.

In addition to the two assault counts, the six-man, six-woman jury convicted 32-year-old Jared Jacobson of allegations that he used a knife and caused great bodily injury in the Feb. 4, 2007, attack on Caroline and Donald Stewart…

…Britt said the mental health system failed Jacobson, who first saw a psychiatrist when he was 14 1/2 and later traveled from Hawaii to New York to attempt suicide by jumping off a bridge…

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