April 2007 Archives

As reported in the Sun-Times today, police Thursday released portions of an essay used to charge a Cary-Grove High School student with disorderly conduct, leaving several experts puzzled at an arrest based on such schoolwork.

Asked to write about whatever he wanted in a creative writing class, would-be Marine and honors student Allen Lee, 18, described a violent dream in which he shot people and then "had sex with the dead bodies.''

But then he immediately dismissed the idea as a mere joke, writing, "not really, but it would be funny if I did.''

A 23-year-old Virginia Tech student from South Korea killed at least 30 people in America’s worst shooting rampage in U.S. history.

However, many questions are left unanswered...

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