Friday, December 14, 2012

I Am Not Surprised

Descriptions of the deceased killer:
He was dark and disturbed, a deeply troubled boy from a wealthy family who unnerved his neighbors and classmates.
Mass murderer Adam Lanza, 20, was a ticking time bomb, people who knew him told the Daily News.
“This was a deeply disturbed kid,” a family insider told the Daily News. “He certainly had major issues. He was subject to outbursts from what I recall.”
Lanza, who friends and officials said suffered from Asperger’s syndrome or a personality disorder, had a tortured mind.
He was socially awkward and at times unstable, but also extraordinarily bright.
“He was smart,” the insider said. “He was like one of these real brainiac computer kind of kids.”
A “longtime” family friend said Lanza had a condition “where he couldn’t feel pain.”
“A few years ago when he was on the baseball team, everyone had to be careful that he didn’t fall because he could get hurt and not feel it,” said the friend. “Adam had a lot of mental problems.”
Is anyone surprised?

1 comment:

TOTWTYTR said...

No surprise here. "Ticking time bomb" seems to be the common denominator, along with no action being taken.

I suppose it's too harsh and to early to point out that this another deinstitutionalization success story.

Under the guise of caring for the rights of the mentally ill, we've abused them for years and years.