The Trench Reynolds Crime Report

Crime News That Matters

By now we’ve all heard about the terrible tragedy that happened in Roanoke, Virginia, where former WDBJ newscaster Bryce Williams, real name Vester Lee Flanagan II, shot and killed fellow newscaster Alison Parker, 24, and her cameraman Adam Ward, 27. Flanagan faxed a manifesto to ABC News before taking his own life while being pursued …

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What mass murderers have in common: Inside the mind of a mass killer: Intense paranoia drives killers not a detached sense of reality, study finds: A group of researchers from the University of British Columbia led by psychologist Donald Dutton recently published a study that said some of North America’s most infamous school shooters committed …

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Va. Tech killer Cho’s calculator for sale, renewing debate on ‘murderabilia’: So some scumbag who owns a scumbag website has gotten a hold of a Texas Instruments TI-83 Plus calculator that was once owned by Virginia Tech gunman and ultimate coward, Cho Seung Hui. It can be yours for a mere $3,700. Cho sold the …

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Script by shooter Seung-Hui performed: Some theater group in The Netherlands performed the play “Richard McBeef” that was poorly written by Virginia Tech gunman Cho Seung-Hui. I dare you to read it and not get a migraine from it. Anyway if you think that the group performed the play was trying to teach some lesson …

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Virginia Tech statement on the release of Cho mental health records: The psychiatric records of Cho Seung Hui were released by Virginia Tech after receiving permission from Cho’s family. If you really need to see them they’re here and here. (PDF files) Personally, I didn’t see anything in them that we didn’t already know. Unless …

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Green Bay gun dealer again tied to mass shooting: Green Bay-based internet gun dealer TGSCOM Inc. not only sold a gun to Virginia Tech gunman Cho Seung-Hui and magazines and a holster to NIU gunman Stephen Kazmierczak but now it’s been revealed that they sold a Glock magazine and a magazine loader to Pittsburgh gym …

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Va. Tech Shooter’s Mental Files Turn Up: Removal Of Cho’s File Called Accidental: I’m sure you’ve heard by now that the mental records of Virginia Tech coward Cho Seung Hui have turned up. Former director of the counseling center at Virginia Tech claims he inadvertently packed them away with his personal files when he started …

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Va. Tech Campus Paper Posts E-mails To and About Gunman Online: The Virginia Tech student newspaper, The Collegiate Times, has made public e-mails concerning Virginia Tech gunman Cho Seung Hui. The e-mails were originally released only to the families of the victims and Collegiate Times editor-in-chief David Grant won’t say how the paper came to …

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School shootings show shortcomings of American society: This is an editorial from a student at the University of Maine about how the signs were ignored from school shooters Asa Coon and Cho Seung-Hui. It’s a really good article up until this point… Apparently, both of these tragedies, along with countless others, point to flaws in …

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