I haven’t written about this subject in a while. I’m sure I’ll get some unsubscribe notifications. I don’t care. This is important shit.
There was a murder-suicide only a few miles from my home at a grocery store two days ago. I was in that grocery store just a few days before. This “hits close to home,” literally.
A grandmother and her 2 year old grandchild were murdered. Then the perp killed himself. At first glance, it would seem like a “domestic” incident. As disturbing as domestic violence is, it wasn’t the case here. More disturbingly, the perp had no connection to the victims. It was random.
It’s one thing (in our own minds) when it’s a “domestic” act. “That’s not me. Not my family. We don’t have that problem.” But, this deranged animal intentionally murdered strangers before taking himself out. That means, “It could happen to me.” I was just there, in that store.
Violence is predictable.
It turns out, this suicidal sociopath posted on Facebook that he wanted to “kill people and children.” It turns out, people that knew him, knew “something was wrong.” His ex-wife said he had been “acting strangely.” Nothing was said or done. Again.
(Update: The perp’s ex-sister-in-law claims his ex-wife went to police previously with concerns about him, and nothing came of it. The police have not responded to media questions about that.)
In 100% of these public murders, someone knew the fucker who did it. And, they knew something wasn’t right with him. They saw it coming but said nothing until after the fact. There are “tells” every goddamned time.
Something ain’t right here.
One of the things that was reported by the news was that he entered the grocery store using a golf putter as a cane. Continue reading