100 people were killed. 230 were injured. Only 132 escaped without physical injury. Great White guitarist Ty Longley died as did emcee Michael “Dr. Metal” Gosalves.
In many ways, Dillon was unremarkable. College educated, Dillon was married and raising a son. He had worked for twenty-two years as a draftsman at the Canton Water Department. He was liked by everyone who knew him.
Rodger had killed seven people including himself and left 13 injured.
“Don’t waste your time. The chances are one in 10,000 that you’ll succeed.”
The first use of the guillotine for executions was when it severed the head of murderer Nicolas Pelletier on April 25, 1792.
“Evil visited this community today.”
Law enforcement officers believe that while denied water and suffering terrible thirst, Jonathan was forced to stand in a spot in the kitchen that had no air conditioning while July temperatures in that Texas neighborhood climbed to over 100 degrees. As the thirsty boy stood, he was forced to hold a sack of potatoes over his head.
This all-too-lifelike vagary helps make it a masterpiece.