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Man cut off his own fingers and told police his former boyfriend did it

By Mason White 1:25 PM September 15, 2017
Damon Laru
Damon Laru
By: Tanya Clark

(Scroll down for video) A man who was angry that his boyfriend ended their relationship, cut off his own fingers and then tried to frame his boyfriend with a crime, according to police in Wisconsin.

The Wood County Sheriff’s Office said that they have arrested 21-year-old Damon J. Laru, after trying to set his former boyfriend on fire.

Laru has been charged with battery, criminal damage to property, recklessly endangering safety and burglary.

He was booked into the Wood County Jail, and his bail has been set at $30,000.

According to the police investigation, Laru and the victim were together for a period of time.

When the victim decided to end the relationship, Laru became mad.

On Saturday, at around 12:00 a.m., Laru broke into the victim’s home.

Laru told the victim that he wanted to know why the relationship was ended.

When the victim asked him to leave, Laru tried to set a bed on fire.

He then pulled out a knife and cut the victim.

Laru went to the bathroom and came out with a hammer.

The suspect then bit the victim’s finger.

The victim managed to flee from the home, and went to a neighbor’s house to call the police.

Laru then trashed the victim’s home and used a knife to cut off his own fingers.

Laru yelled that he would tell police that the victim did it to get him in trouble.

Laru later admitted to cutting off his own fingers to frame the victim.