February 12, 2010. Huntsville, Alabama. On February 12, 2010, Amy Bishop, a biology professor at the University of Alabama in Huntsville stood up during a routine faculty meaning and shot six of her colleagues, killing three. After the news of her arrest hit the headlines, details of her past began to emerge, including what was ruled as the accidental shooting death of her 18-year-old brother in 1986, in which Amy was on the other side of a 12-gauge shotgun. There was more, too. In the end, many were left wondering how it was that Amy Bishop was ever in a position to do harm again.
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How are you doing tonight are good Justin. How are you doing? I'm ok, getting ready for travel and stuff.
Has there been anything in the news lately? Yes,
I think we had talked about this a long time ago. Just between the two of us
There was an argument that asked
related inside of a movie theater in Florida. Back in
me and involved,
a seventy nine year old man and a forty three year old man.
and apparently the younger guy had been texting and the
getting more and more ticked off about it and
ask late at the point where popcorn was thrown and then a gun was fired.
The younger man was killed,
so the older man shot and killed him cause, he claimed he feared for his life
that was back in what twenty fourteen
so this is now getting resolved. Yet this end,
I could say, as a self defense argument,
stand your ground law well.
long story short when everything
is done, this man was acquitted. He walked free.
He had been charged with second degree murder, but now,
She can say that this is how the system decided what to do with them. Yeah I I can't come up,
with any reason for
stand your ground or any sort of self defence case here because
You know if you are having a problem with somebody in a movie theater you can go and tell management.
You can go and tell somebody that works at the movie theater.
That you're having an issue with another patron and they'll take care of it. That's right,
you, don't have to engage with them at all and die.
harp on this? A lot? If
carrying a weapon on you, a deadly firearm- you need to
avoid all conflict at all
I would not have a quit at this gentleman
would have found him guilty myself because he had
numerous ways and escaped to get out of this situation and
He chose to use
before force. Instead, he could have got up and walked out.
could have gotten management. He could have done a lot of things, but instead this is
He chose to do and I don't see how it's justified at all, but
I like to hear other people's takes on it
why certainly didn't sit through the trial. So I don't know if there any craft e r,
it's there, but just
basis of knowing that he had
if the firearm on him and that
was the one engaged?
this gentleman in an argument when that guy,
in probably aware of him until that point
makes me like he's the one who escalated all this on his own, so I I think it's unfortunate
that this is how it ends, because for the vote,
his family, this aspect
very frustrating knowing that.
All, he was doing, was texting, and
at this other guy picked a fight with them and finished it with a gun. Now, did you see
insane to me, but
my condolences go out to the victim's family
and as someone who grew up working in a movie theater, but just instead,
absolutely correct. All you
it is go and find someone who works at the theatre or ask for
manager, and they will
take care of someone texting and will be there, of course, back when
we feel that you didn't have cell phones, but they do in force that but
can you do take the law into your own hands? I guess
sometimes you can get away with it. So
tonight's case Aaron a lot of people
use the term they snapped
she snapped there's even a whole tv series called snapped where somebody
Kelly loses control and commits a
heinous crime of some sort. So
knight's case is all
framed in a way that
didn't have any record
they didn't have any history of mental
health issues they just snapped one day. So with that,
What are we talking about tonight tonight? We're talking about the February 12th two thousand and ten
at the University of Alabama in Huntsville, who was the shooter in this case, because when I first heard about this, I was like who
this. You always just assume it's either
a guy that was just
pulled something like that. But in this case the shooter was not your typical shooter right
right, the shooter was Amy. Bishop Anderson, who was
eighty four years old and
married to James Anderson and had
and not only that but
She was a professor, a little bit
about Amy. She and James met each other at a dungeons and dragons group.
They married in nineteen, eighty nine
Amy was the one bringing in most of the money and James
His career was kind of off and, on
and he would usually work in labs.
There was funny, I guess some who knew the couple. They had a comment
at this. They said
Amy had once described Jim as too smart to work
I take that as the two loved each other
and they probably had a lot in common
at Amy started working at the University of Alabama. She and her husband developed the
q device. This is something she was known for. This was a.
Portable cell incubator, Second electronic,
petri dish crackle,
she and James.
jointly awarded a prize of twenty five thousand dollars and this cot.
If grants and financial support she's,
He graduated with a degree in biology from
Southeastern University and she
He went on to graduate from Harvard and ninety nine
the three but the p,
hd in genetics. So it's odd that on
February 12th of twenty ten.
she showed up taught her
anatomy and neuroscience class as scheduled, the students didn't
really think she was being
order behaving in any particular manner. That day, then she headed to the Shelby Center for science and technology, and
should room three. Ninety six on the third floor,
this was a
Meeting that to the file
there were twelve to thirteen
people attending the meeting
they're all sitting around this oval meeting table and all of them said that
was acting some
normal, but one
friends in the room
being a little withdrawn, because she's used to any being
a little bit more. I guess vocal and apparently
Amy didn't say much during the thirty to forty minute meeting.
This meeting, concluded at around four p dot m and right at the end
Amy Bishop stood up, pulled a nine millimeter semi automatic pistol out
her purse and began shooting everyone in the room. She started with the three
people closest to her
down the row in order aiming for
The victim's head
Those on the other side of the table dropped to the floor for cover this.
Was such a shocking, horrific seen that it took some
The people sitting there a moment to comprehend what was happening
While there are being shot in the head she shot. Dopey, be
who is the chairman of the biology department in the head, then turn
and shot Stephanie Monticello, and then
turned and shot at biology
and meanwhile after these shots
There are dropping the floor, they're trying to get away
and so she's just trying to shoot
everybody in the room and
people going under the table, people heading for the door and
just keep, shooting
Debra Moriarity. She was
of the universities Graduate Programme and professor biochemistry she does
but the table and tried to grab at Amy's legs
and she was yelling pleading with her saying. Please stop I've helped you before
I can help you again think about my
think about my grandchildren and she said
Amy pulled away, point
the gun at her head, and then there was a click. Deborah said
Amy looked very angry or confused, because the
wouldn't work and
all the sudden they were able to get her out of the room,
and then they blocked the door. So she couldn't get back in she kind of letter, end of the hallway and then as soon as Amy was outside. They just
was the door in shut the table,
anytime, you read about this case. You'll often hear that
Deborah was the hero that day, because she deaf
They tried to stop. Amy
and she's the one who got her out in the hallway. So I I just
I can only imagine what that was like just because it must have been chaos who expects a shooting at a faculty meeting.
I really ready for this, and I think
going by debars.
like. She knew Amy Bishop and fell.
she needed help, so she of course, try to
appeal to her and say I can help you, but
whenever was going out with Amy Bishop. She was prepared to kill everyone in that room now, after Amy realize she couldn't get
back into the room.
went down to the second floor and
hid inside of a bathroom stall for a little bit.
and then eventually she took off her jacket and wrapped the
one up inside of the jacket and stuffed it into,
the trash can in the bathroom she
did you leave the campus and, as she was walking outside, she asked a student if she could borrow their cell phone
She called her husband James and asked
and to pick her up telling
hey I'll, be out back, I'm done,
very normal conversation and she handed
phone back to the student. This is methodical,
No emotion whatsoever- and at this point
the university is quickly locking down
descending upon this building.
and starting to evacuate. Anyone that's inside her husband, Jim shows up to pick up his wife
and he rolls up as he sees.
Several police, cars and swat team detaining his wife.
and putting her in handcuffs,
he doesn't understand what's happening. He has no
clue, he just
that there was maybe a bomb threat called in or there,
fired or something at the school and he's completely shocked to see his wife being
rested. He doesn't even know about the shooting, yet
video of the police leading Amy Bishop to the car
And you can hear her saying it didn't.
and there's no way and there
asking about you know what about the people that you
old and she said, there's no way, they're still alive when her husband's asked about this he's
thing. I want to know why
I want to know why I have to wake up every morning and take care of the children by myself. Now.
He gives this really
heart wrenching statement of
was totally out of the blue. She had
no criminal history. She
no mental illness
she was completely fine
I want to know why she did this and she's. Not your typical
ass, shooter, she's, female,
very successful, Harvard
graduate, and a professor she's married with children,
she doesn't have any history of drug abuse or anything like that. So what could have
up to this Aaron, so
The thing that your often going to read about this case is that any bishop was well liked and well thought of and respect did she was by
her husband. I think there were other people who did respect her
but she had some issues between herself and students and others at this university. There were
have trouble with her
at this university because she was
going to be denied tenure and
we can look at how she dealt with her students. Semi there are students that created a petition
against her. This was
into the head of department. Why? Well? It was in the hopes
a better classroom environment. Now they didn't
the changes they wanted. She wasn't removed, but this is
other things that led to the university deciding that she was not going to get tenure.
there were students that left her class. They did
want her as an instructor. They
that she was weird.
and she would make off jokes or some
We should just phone it in meaning she would just read from the textbook
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the happened was her colleagues talked about how she would start ranting about
strange subjects in meetings
you know they're there to talk about one thing and she suddenly will start going off on a tangent about something else, and
they were wondering. Is she in
with reality, and this
tenure thing is definitely a factor because
any professor knows that if you get ten year than your jobs pretty protected, it doesn't mean
you can't be fired. It doesn't mean that you're untouchable, but
a university would have to go through a lot of paperwork to get rid of you after you get tenure, and if you don't get,
That means university. Can let you go and that's what they planned on doing was letting her go the following year.
So she was essential.
you getting fired, but no one would think that
that would cause an extreme,
action. We can look.
Has many ways, but I think it's important for people to know that Amy bit
I knew that
people had issues with her and that her
tenure was in trouble. She,
had received warnings. People have
said that she was more concerned with patents than almost anything else
it's why some of her work suffered. That's what we've heard so
Amy she knew she was going to be denied ten year, and so she started harassing p
and die. She called the university president's office while she was
car she said
wants talk about my tenure. Well, they say
we're not going to talk to you about it and you can't come back into the building to talk about it. They probably
the right decision. But here's the thing
So she was upset by this and she watched as the President University was escorted
the building by police. So she may
phone call to Deborah Moriarty
and said she felt as if
They thought she was just going to walk in and shoot somebody she didn't think it was fair,
So she sees the the
the president with
guards around him cause. He feared for his safety with her and
then she makes this really snarky off. Color comment that sir,
a little foreshadowing. I guess
we have a lot of conflict between her and the students and her and some of her peers and, of course, the denial of her ten year. But people
might be able to understand that frustration and
Think she snapped, but if we go back eight years
the two thousand and two Amy Bishop
had gone to eat with her family at
local IHOP and Peabody Mass
and she'd asked for a booster seat for one of her children and she
informed that the blast
booster seat they had had gone to,
their table. So
got into a verbal altercation with the the server
who told her. They didn't have any more booster seats.
and then she went over to the table
started. Yelling at the woman who was there
with her child in a booster seat,
maiming, profanity sadder.
customer at IHOP had nothing to do with it. She asked for a booster seat. She got it now. Amy is attacking her
and it said that she actually physically assaulted her, but charges were
there wasn't any real record of this, but
her to have that sort,
reaction to not get
a booster seat for her child and going after the pay
turn out the restaurant? And I mean I guess it's
when trying to justify her response at all, but she's
add that our child childcare
a booster seat. She
should be mad at the restaurant, but instead
she goes after the customer and wash
screaming at this person. She says I'm Doctor Amy, Bishop,
Let's just say that. I think that sir
hell sign of
narcissism myself, but I
I'm not a psychologist or psychiatry is more. I don't have it.
gets the restaurants fault right.
These are things that happen right. There's no,
his fault really a reason
a bull adult would say, but we don't have a boost. Her
maybe we'll wait until one becomes available, but not Amy, Bishop
that's just one incident, maybe she was having a bad day Aaron. I don't know, but we go back even
further to ninety ninety three Amy Bishop,
received her Phd in Genetics from Harvard and.
she was questioned about
mail bomb threat received by a doctor
at the children's hospital at which she was working okay, this is like you,
bomber level stuff. Here this doctor doctor
package in the mail and the EU
bomber case was still fresh in everyone's head, so he thought I don't reckon
this package, I don't know who it's from so
cautiously started to open it and that's when he noticed that there was a trigger mechanism connected to a bunch of
pipe bombs inside and he ended up calling lawn force
Amy and her husband were questioned about this because well, as you might
the problem with this doctor, and they
at issues at work. So when
ass, the doktor, who do you think hates your guts? Who do you think would do this well, Amy Bishop was the only name he could come up with, so we don't have proof
that Amy Bishop was behind this bomb but she's
the only person,
interest in that case, who else
he's, gonna, send
this random doctor, a bomb in the Mail
he didn't have any other names to give law enforcement. He only
I knew that he
and his co worker Amy
butted heads on a daily basis and he
felt she was off now. I think this way
a pretty sophisticated bomb.
Would she have the knowledge or know how to create something like that pipe bombs? Aren't that hard to make
but a trigger mechanism.
To set it off. I guess if you're,
smart is her. That probably would be child's play to you. I don't know. I think it would be complicated to build something like this, but
I'm not a machinist, I don't do stuff like
so it's just
very odd situation, but we can't stop
she has more skeletons,
the closet more history? Doesn't she so
the day after the shooting
at the university. The
Huntsville Sheriff's department, got a call.
The chief of police of brain
tree Massachusetts, his name Paul, Frazier
and this is what he told them
the woman you have in custody. I thought
want to know she shot and killed her brother back in
teen eighty six.
And this is a very interesting-
story, because the
it went down according to aim parents according the dad he's
He and Amy had been
arguing over some statement she had made before he left
and he said that she went up to her bedroom and he left
House, but when he,
back home police
were there as well as emergency services and, of course,
he didn't know what happened, but the police are questioning him.
and they want to know about the argument in oh, so he told him about the argument and see
Neil Father said. I didn't
if they're thinking, we had some terrible disagreement and then he went on to talk about how he thinks that
Robbery that had happened, the
more before May, have
and traumatic for his daughter, Amy and
Maybe she dug
the gun in loaded it, but he
I that she didn't really have any familiarity with firearms. What happened?
Justin with this shotgun
was a twelve gauge pump action, shotgun, meaning you low
shotgun shells into it. And then, when you,
fire it. You have to rack pump the shotgun,
to chamber new round, and apparently she had fires
just got off inside the house and when
brother and her mom got home from grocery shopping.
to her mother. She asked for assistance, unloading, the shotgun so sheep
walks down the stairs and asks her brother. Hey. Can you help me unload this.
not sure why it needs to be unloaded at that moment, but her breath.
Degrees, agrees and as he reaches for the shotgun she turns on him and fires
fatally injuring him now at this point
She racks and another, shall there's com
the decree reports out there, but it said that she fired up the three shots in that home. That day wanted
her brother and she
a fresh shell in her pocket and she fled the home,
what happened after she left the Homeric so from there
Amy went to a Ford dealership.
She ran into a couple of guys that work there. She level
the shotgun at them and said that she wanted a car
and a set of keys, but they.
give her the reaction that she wanted
so after they weren't really responding. She said that she got into a fight with her husband who was coming
after her and she need
to get away now, the police,
have been called and they intercept her, and the first
officer points his weapon at her and tells her to lower her weapon drop her weapon and she doesn't
She stands there with a shotgun and
bruh moments passed,
Until another officer, his backup showed up in the two of them. Have their
and out on Amy she
twenty one years old at the time and she's just
her younger brother and she finally lowers the shocking.
puts it on the ground. Now, at that time,
The police considered the shooting of her brother an accident a,
budget discharge, if you will
but there is a story behind that Justin, because some
think it was an accident at all because of
actions. This went far
beyond just a shooting in a house, so what what
happening was is you had
medical examiner who said that the cause of death
was a gunshot to the abdomen? This is
a gunshot at close range which, from a mosque
shotgun like that. It's deadly, but he also
look at James Sullivan, he's the officer who interviewed Amy on the day that her
there was killed. He,
wrote down in his notes in his report murder,
and assault with a dangerous weapon but see there's, there's
trick here. The thing is
the Braintree Police chief at the time, John Polio,
you ain't you mom, and he
a stop to this investigation. He said
indication at this point in time leads
to believe it was an accidental shooting. It was his call
if it was someone else's call, this would have been
instigated and pursued, I believe,
and so do many others I mean she had
two unspent shells in the shock on me: she reloaded it and she had another shall in her pocket. Like you had said,
she knew how to unload the shotgun, because she done it.
twice, apparently her
if shown, how it how to load the shotgun once upon a time
and so is it any wonder that she could do it again? It's not
rocket science is not that hard
she's already in college she's already
getting her degrees at twenty one. I don't care if
He wasn't familiar with weapons. She could figure it out pretty quick
the thing is you know- we often say that you have young
people and at the time Amy was twenty. Her brother was
eighteen, but we
often have younger people teenagers, and now she was just done being a teenager who get mixed,
with law enforcement and don't know
their rights. They don't know how to handle being questioned while her mother Judy said no,
don't answer any more questions. She put a stop to it fairly quickly,
you know in fairness to Judy Bishop and two
polio. They were.
maintained that they weren't real, close
but others dispute that
apparently Judy was a big supporter of polio back in the mid nineteen eighties. She was a member of the local representative body for the area so that,
now. They would have known each other, but they know they can
shove. That aside, say it's not real, but either way he shut this down very quickly.
and- and I would argue that
by his shutting it down like that, he's ignoring all.
The events that took place that day, I we, if you
Look at it in a vacuum and say: well, she came down the stairs. There was an accidental shooting, and
they interviewed her. Will you
ignore all the other things that happened right Justin. I can
stand. If you act
Bentley shot a family member?
maybe running out of the house, but why not drop the shock
back on his. What just went off its loud is hell and it
It's like a mule, but she held onto it and then
she tries to steal
the car she tries to carjack somebody with this shotgun now,
I understand that maybe you can have a
freak out, not know what to do but
this seemed very deliberate,
it seemed like she,
shot her brother and didn't know what she was doing
she made up a lie about her having a husband and tried to steal a car. Now the police chief said: there's no cover up here,
I did what I thought was right, but there were deaf
the officers that wanted Amy charged or at least investigated. You have to believe
that, because she loved
a shotgun at how police
the officer and refused to lower it or drop it.
As she was asked to do you think of
there's really want to have a gun
we in the direction like that? I'm surprised they didn't shooter shocked the other
That comes up because, after the shooting,
at the university
polio was asked. What do you think
how about releasing her back in the eighties after she shot her brother, and he said I enter,
dude. Her mother and I believe
based on that account that she gave that this was a tragic accident, I'll admit
that sounds very convincing right.
He still has to ignore the reports from his officers because, again it didn't
just start and end in the home?
and then going beyond that. They said if Amy had been charged, it's possible that
she would have been evaluated by a psychiatrist
maybe we would learn more about
going out with Amy, but now that wasn't
possibility after that cause at this point
her husband says she is
no criminal record or no history of mental illness.
We can say no documented history, because the
I hope event charges were dropped. Her brother's death
I was ruled an accident.
She never will.
Evaluated. She never went and saw a site
I addressed. She never was institutionalized, but she
obviously has serious rage issues so back to
the day of the mass shooting
Amy is arrested. There
to locate the firearm and her jacket and that bathroom,
Ashcan and there
to charge her with one count
capital murder and three counts
I attempted murder, as
you pointed out,
she seemed to not have quite a.
Aspen reality right
after the shooting and
he's going to try to.
take a an insanity plea, but
that's obviously not going to
make anyone happy and the prosecutor thinks that this is
total bs so
stead the prosecutor
says: if you plead guilty, we'll take the death penalty,
off the table that
the families don't have to go through all of this and we don't have to bother with
insanity, plea that you're going to try to take and
September 11th, eleventh twenty twelve that
the Bishop pleaded guilty.
Do all charges to avoid
still a brief trial here, but with her please
guilty, like that, you know
pretty much guaranteed that she was going to be put away for a long, long time
and I know that at the time when we are talking about the death penalty, they were saying there were differ
factors that they would use to reach such a decision to put that on the table, and I had to do with how heinous
the crime was if it was a
no involved a federal offense or
If you show up to a faculty meeting armed sounds pretty.
premeditated to me absolutely so
It was a brief trial. The jury was
debating for about twenty minutes before convicting any bishop. I think that's just
a do. We have all our ducks and a row here and we're gonna go ahead and go forward.
This plea that she gave yeah wanted it
I have it on the record. I think
this is no small deal here. I mean she shot. What six people
tempted to shoot seven before you go.
I do want to give the names of those that Amy Bishop shot that day there was the
chairman of the biology Department, Gobi Potty law. There is their biology,
Professor Maria Ragland Davis Biology, professor odd,
El De Johnson. Those that were wounded but survived, were biology. Professor,
We were highly o crews Vera Joseph T lay he and stuff
me onto cello? She attempted to kill them,
Moriarty, who had been a friend of hers, but you know some people have pointed out.
that even though they didn't
officially have a falling out Amy Bishop,
knew that Moriarty had voted against her gaining tenure, but see this
The professional person here Deborah had gone too
and explained her decision and said
I voted against your tenure, but you will land on your feet because you're a very capable person, but she just six
and why she wasn't going to be supporting her tenure at that time.
Every single person in that room was
The reason why she got denied it, but again,
and she will attack anyone and everyone.
Even some random person at an IHOP who
he feels has slowed
her even people
nothing to do with her problems. This
If trial like, I guess another we know now,
you bring that up. Another important part of it is Deborah. Moriarty testified that day and she said,
that Amy would be loud and disruptive and would enter
up meetings, and so the
that she pulled out the gun and inserting shooting people. She had been very quiet, and so she thought this was,
but I'm sure she was thinking well she's, not getting ten year. This is
but her last meeting she's, probably a little bummed out but
instead of being bombed out, Amy was planning on killing everyone on September, twenty two thousand and twelve.
Amy Bishop was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole. Now
after. She was sentenced,
apparently there was a rash of people who felt more
comfortable about coming out and talking about Amy and the thing
that seems very clear, is that
these incidents with her would come right after people who wronged
it didn't always mean that she went directly after the person who wronged her, but she would take action after she was wronged in her mind. She
prompt, and so even her own father in law came out and talked about,
the devil in her eyes. Her.
Survivors of the shooting Joseph lay. He too,
The media she has just sort of ceased to exist for me,
even her own attorney,
Roy Miller said,
Something is wrong. With this lady, her history
takes for itself, but I think the most telling quote
from a trustee at the University of Alabama who said people kept sweep
in her bad behavior under the rug and now,
we're paying a tremendous price
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she didn't snap. This was
in the case of somebody who
lost control, this was pre.
We go through her history and patterns of behavior. I mean
A mass shooting is going to be it's not going to be
something that is aid, unexpected outcome, but violence
was an expected outcome with her and
I think there was a history.
and a history of having possum possible
mental health issues that went
completely and utterly undiagnosed, because
when someone's very successful when someone is high
the intelligent and educated? We just think there
their life together. We just think on what they don't have any problems, but there
were red flags leading up to this. Many of them, and we haven't, talked him
this really Justin, but Amy has been very vocal about the shooting, now
her brother and of her colleagues and
maintains that she has no memory of doing that and
talks about how that's what trauma
cause is she can literally just black it out? It is,
happen in her head and if you go back
to the video that you can watch online on Youtube.
you can see her saying,
they're still alive, meaning
Colleagues are still alive, they weren't shot and this
something she rests on is saying in
in my head. It didn't happen, but
obviously she has to accept that it happened because she went to trial. There are pictures, there's video there, people testifying this,
and but you know she says that
This is a quote. She said, although the emperor,
Many in my mental functioning brought some ease to my disarranged and disturbed thinking and whoso hallucinations it all
brought with it? The ability to rationally comprehend the evidence that exists in this case
so she says, I know,
that I must have shot these people. But I considered them friends and I don't know why would have shot them. But then you know
go back to her husband, Jim,
and he said well, she was really upset about not getting tenure exactly so. What is it
people think that she's faking fake
being crazy faking. Not remembering I don't know
couldn't diagnose her or assume that she had any memory of this. But again just
actions from the past. She
definitely had a virus.
streak about her, whether
she remembers things it's and consequential to me. She should have been getting tree.
for something she should have been getting help because I mean,
If I went to an IHOP and my partner attacked of a patron there, I would think that there was a problem. I would think that that's enough to be like
okay. I think that maybe you need to go talk to somebody, because you have some serious rage issues, but a lot of people
we're calling bs when she tried to.
Take an insanity plea and a lot of pee.
this day will still say that she is acting. She made
the whole thing up
after the shooting. She knew
exactly what she was doing because she
the bomb and she allegedly yeah,
not a bomb allegedly and then shot
her brother on purpose, allegedly,
now with all the his
coming out, they
going to go after her for the murder
So in twenty nineteen, the Norfolk district attorney announced that there are going.
Withdraw the indictment of Amy Bishop.
The killing of her brother now
the time when they were seeking this indictment, Amy Bishop patent.
To take her own life while behind bars, and it said that
she had. Another attempt back
the time when she had shot her brother so again
I have two more examples of
times when she probably had a mental health crisis that weren't addressed. This brings up
question about what
Amy suffering mental health issues according to
parents. She didn't Amy would say
I was hearing voices after I shot my brother but her parents.
I then said well know if she's having that problem, she would talk to us. She always talked to us about stuff, but
who do believe right, just enemy, it's so easy for parents to
being an denial and it's enough
weird thing to say: oh yeah, my kid would,
totally tell me if there is something going on. I think it's
it's one thing to say that Amy Bishop may be asked.
in because of rage when
does the things that she does or has done that
is that she did, but
Maybe something more to this- that
You know we don't understand, but I definitely think she
where she belongs. Amy Bishop should not be free,
she's a danger to society if I've ever seen one year and if you
go through and look
every single situation, she's ever you know
Part of this is like boss level, Karen right here,
you didn't like people riding their bikes in our neighborhood, all kinds of things
and she also threw a fit
as there was an ice cream truck that would go through her neighbourhood and our kids, Berlin
so she didn't want the truck there at all so again and I think it's
I bet that she had rage issues. You know she d
We could have used some help, but it's easy to do this.
hindsight. Is twenty twenty thing too?
I think someone somewhere along the way could have done something and, and certainly at the university, it seemed like the stew
He knew what was up. They knew there were problems
and they reached out, they got that petition going there were called
of Amy's that new
that she had issues and yet
once again. It was like well she's a professor,
not trying to throw blame around, but
They said they they could have done
something back when, but they just didn't? No one ever. Did
They were on their way to getting her out of the college out of the university, so I was good, but it's too late
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