December 18, 2012

Why Do Spree Killers Commit Suicide?

Adam Lankford, Wired


AP Photo

With the Sandy Hook shooter dead, we may never fully understand why he gunned down 26 random strangers at a public school. Even when such killers have survived, their self-explanations have done little to shed new light on acts the rest of us can only grasp as psychotic. Inevitably, we are left with the bare facts of the attacks themselves to frame our understanding.

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TAGGED: Suicide, Mass Murder

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