A troubled life leads to ‘day of retribution’

Authorities painted the picture of a deeply troubled soul, a 22-year-old man who had been plotting revenge against society for several months and even posted an online video warning what he was about to do just hours before his deadly crime.
The parents of Elliot Rodger reportedly were on their way to Santa Barbara to meet with their son and possibly intervene, but they arrived too late.
Delivering on his promised “day of retribution,” Rodger went on a May 23 crime spree across a dozen l...

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