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Delling says he feels possessed

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BOISE, Idaho (AP) _ A man accused of killing two Idaho men and wounding a third in Arizona said in a jailhouse interview that he has a history of mental health disorders including schizophrenia and says he feels ''possessed.''

John Delling said he won't use the insanity defense, because Idaho law bars it.

His mental health could be a mitigating factor in his court cases.

Delling is scheduled to stand trial next April in 4th District Court for the slaying of Bradley Morse in Boise.

He is also charged with the March 31st killing of David Boss in Moscow, and a March 20 shooting in Arizona that left a former Boise man injured.

Delling says he traveled more than 6,000 miles in his car in an attempt to track down people who had stolen his powers.

He says, ''I didn't have any intent to kill people'' before adding ''I'm pretty much possessed. I have no control over my body.''

His lawyers advised against him talking, saying it could taint the prospective jury pool.

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