Es LAPD Cop Goes on Killing Rampage
Christopher Dorner was an ex Los Angeles Police Department police officer with a spotty past. Before his killing rampage, Dorner sat down and wrote a lengthy manifesto - detailing his reasons for the spree and his fear for the future of the LAPD.
His manifesto described a slew of alleged crimes of the LAPD. He wrote about a tale of deceit, corruption, conflicts of interest, police brutality, and the wrongs he had been put through. He explained why he was about to attempt the things he would eventually succeed at. He wrote in detail about his training and expertise that would allow him to carry out the horrific acts.
In 2008, Dorner was fired for his reports of police brutality and corruption in the police department. On February 3, 2013, Dorner apparently began acting on his threatening manifesto by killing Monica Quan and her fiancÃ©. They were found shot to death in a car outside of their apartment complex. Quan was the daughter of a former LAPD Captain - Randal Quan. Randal was listed in the manifesto as one of Dorner's targets.
Dorner continued his killing spree and allegedly killed Michael Crain, a Riverside, California police officer.
Karen and Jim Reynolds - owners of a cabin in Big Bear, California - visited their cabin on February 12 and found Dorner hiding out there. It has been estimated that Dorner was hiding out in the cabin for most of the manhunt. He tied Karen and Jim up, put pillowcases over their heads, and drove off in their car. According to the Reynolds, he kept repeating that he did not want to hurt them - he was just trying to clear his name.
On February 13, there was a standoff at another cabin. San Bernardino Sheriff's Deputy, Jeramiah MaKay, was killed in that standoff. Authorities have reported they made numerous requests for Dorner to surrender, but such requests failed. They fired pyrotechnic tear gas inside the cabin, causing the cabin to go up in flames. Authorities claim they did not intend to burn down the cabin in order to get Dorner out. However, the charred remains of a body were found inside with a single bullet wound to the head.
An autopsy report - using dental records - confirmed the remains were Dorners.
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