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On May 21, 1998, Faith and Bill Kinkel were found dead. Both bodies were covered in sheets. Faith had five bullet wounds in the head and one in the chest, and Bill had one bullet wound in his head. That same day, the perpetrator was discovered after the couple's son, Kip, age 15, entered the cafeteria in Thurston High School, Springfield, Oregon, with 50 rounds of ammunition and opened fire. Twenty-five students were wounded and two were killed. On his way to the cafeteria, Kip saw his best friend and warned him to stay away from the area.

At the crime scene in the Kinkels' home, an investigator found a letter written by Kip just after he'd committed the murders of his parents. In the letter, ...

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