Tthe following is taken from the 4th Circuit Court
case Rice v. Paladin Enterprises, Inc., 128 .3d 233 (4th Cir. 11/10/1997)
"On the night of March
3, 1993, readied by instructions and steeled by the seductive
adjurations from Hit Man: A Technical Manual for Independent Contractors,
a copy of which was subsequently found in his apartment, James Perry brutally
murdered Mildred Horn, her eight-year-old quadriplegic son Trevor, and Trevor's
nurse, Janice Saunders, by shooting Mildred Horn and Saunders through the eyes
and by strangling Trevor Horn. Perry's despicable crime was not one of
vengeance; he did not know any of his victims. Nor did he commit the murders in
the course of another offense. Perry acted instead as a contract killer, a hit
man," hired by Mildred Horn's ex-husband, Lawrence Horn, to murder Horn's
family so that Horn would receive the $2 million that his eight-year-old son
had received in settlement for injuries that had previously left him paralyzed
for life. At the time of the murders, this money was held in trust for the
benefit of Trevor, and, under the terms of the trust instrument, the trust
money was to be distributed tax-free to Lawrence
in the event of Mildred's and Trevor's deaths."
Also: The following is from a published opinion from the U.S. Court of
Appeals, 10th Circuit, United States of America v Timothy J. McVeigh No.
97 1287 (with reference to the bombing of the Murrah
Federal Building in Oklahoma City, OK April 19, 1995) .
"The manner in which the bombing was carried out closely tracked
several books bought by McVeigh, which he often encouraged his friends to read,
describing how to make a powerful bomb mixing ammonium nitrate with nitromethane and romanticizing self-declared patriots who
blow up federal buildings. McVeigh was familiar with explosives and had
detonated a pipe bomb prior to the attack on the Murrah Building."
One of the books that "inspired" McVeigh (#1) was reportedly the
novel The Turner Diaries.
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