Television remote controls are a common device in most modern homes. In the right hands, they are a tool for relaxation and family harmony, allowing users to easily control their entertainment systems to ensure that everyone is satisfied with the level of noise and more. However, in a startling trend, it appears that this device can also be a tool of injury and abuse when placed in the wrong hands. For example, a man in Northampton, England was recently sentenced to community service after attacking his mother with one of their TV remote controls.
According to the local media, Marcin Slonina moved into his mother’s house in Northampton last year after the demise of a long-term relationship. He lived in the home for four months, reportedly growing angry and aggressive as time passed. Finally,