Handling of Case Frustrates Parents of Santa Barbara Victims

PHOTO: Elliot Rodger is shown in this undated photo.

Associated Press

The relatives of a initial 3 victims of Elliot Rodger’s ruthless uproar contend they’re undone by authorities’ doing of a case.

The bodies of James Hong, David Wang and George Chen were found inside a beachside unit a night Rodger went on a murdering debauch nearby a University of California, Santa Barbara campus, fatally sharpened 3 during random, injuring 13 others before holding his possess life.

It’s not transparent how a somewhat built Rodger was means to repress a three. Rodger was incidentally reserved to share a Isla Vista unit with Hong and Wang. Chen was visiting a span on May 23.

In a corner interview, a victims’ relatives told a Washington Post (http://wapo.st/1ptrsTS) they visited a crime stage and saw no blood on a walls or ceiling. Police had private a 6-by-5 feet square of carpeting in one bedroom and a swath of vinyl flooring around a toilet had been cut. They pronounced a singular volume of element private from a unit advise a killings were cramped to a tiny space.

They criticized a Santa Barbara Sheriff’s dialect for not revelation them how they trust a killings were carried out, and pronounced they are hurt by open health and authorised systems that they pronounced value a rights of a mentally ill, including Rodger, over those who might turn their victims.

“The complement is clearly broken,” pronounced Hong’s father, Henry Hong. “It should have stable a sons, who were so guileless and trusting.”

Sheriff’s mouthpiece Kelly Hoover pronounced in a matter that a dialect “owes it to a victim’s families and to a open to not betimes recover information before we have all of a contribution in this case.”

Sheriff Bill Brown has pronounced a group were stabbed regularly with pointy objects and called a crime stage “pretty horrific.”

The Los Angeles Times reports a group met by their mechanism engineering classes during UC Santa Barbara, common a passion for math and scholarship and dreamed of formulating a start-up together after graduation. They had any changed from a Bay Area and were a sons of Chinese immigrants.

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