Richie Incognito Arrested, Allegedly Asked Funeral Home To Remove Father's Head

We warn you, this Richie Incognito story is dark. Like, send a shiver down your spine, dark.
On Monday, August 20, Incognito, 35, was arrested and booked on charges on suspicion of misdemeanor charges of threats and disorderly conduct after he threatened to shoot employees of a funeral home during his father’s funeral.
According to police, Incognito arrived at the Messinger Pinnacle Peak Mortuary in Scottsdale on Monday to make arrangements for his father, who died last weekend.
The initial report stated that Incognito “reportedly was upset with staff and began to damage property inside the business and shout at employees.”
Furthermore, Sgt. Ben Hoster, a police spokesman said that “at several points during his contact with staff, Incognito threatened to retrieve guns from his vehicle and return to shoot the employees.”
After executing a search warrant on Incognito’s pickup truck and seized two Glocks, three rifles and a silencer for a handgun.
Now, a new report from TMZ says that Incognito wanted the funeral home to “remove his father’s head” for “research purposes”.
via TMZ:

Richie arrived to Messinger Mortuary on Monday after his father passed away. One staffer told police the family had advised him that Richie would not be allowed to attend the funeral because he’d been “acting erratically.” When staff confronted Richie, he began “punching caskets and throwing things.
One staffer told cops, Richie told him he had a truck full of guns outside and used his hand to make the shape of a gun. The staffer clearly felt threatened and said he ran into a secure room where he knew he’d be safe.
When cops arrived, they arrested Incognito at gunpoint. Cops say Richie “appeared to lack concentration and was unable to maintain a coherent thought, rather, he appeared to ramble about numerous things that did not correlate.” Cops say his mood would swing from respectful and calm to angry.

At this point, it’s too early to say exactly what’s happening inside Incognito’s mind, but whatever it may be — whether it’s substance abuse, CTE, personality disorder, or otherwise — it’s a very serious issue and needs to be attended to immediately. Incognito is in an extremely dark place and he’s going to need some serious help getting out of it.

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