Left, Thomas Wyllie, the plot leader, and right, Alex Bolland, who were both locked
Thomas Wyllie and Alex Bolland was only 14 years old hatched their plan to emulate the famous 1999 school murders in the United States. They planned to use a homemade bomb like the one used by the Manchester Arena kamikaze.
Schoolchildren drew up a list of targets, including students, teachers, and a deputy director of a school in Northallerton, North Yorkshire. . They also downloaded the famous Anarchist Cookbook bomb making manual, before assembling objects to make an arsenal of explosives.
The counter-terrorists caught them while they were preparing the wild cannon and the assault on the bomb. But it appeared that the North Yorkshire police had not responded to warnings about their intentions, even when Bolland had confessed to a plot.
The aim of the atrocity was to reproduce the famous Massacre of Columbine High School in 1999 in Colorado. and Dylan Klebold, 17, murdered 12 students and one teacher and seriously injured dozens of others.
The two teenagers studied and discussed these killers and their interest in them turned into heroic worship
He had also investigated the explosive device used to murder 22 people and maiming more than 130 others at the Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena on May 22nd. In May of this year, teenagers were convicted of conspiracy to murder. Wyllie, the older of the two, was also found guilty of unlawful injuries and aggravated burglaries.
Paul Greaney, prosecutor, testified in his Leeds court that 18 years after Columbine and nearly 4,500 miles, the two Yorkshire schoolchildren had become fascinated by Harris and Klebold.
He said: "The two teenagers have studied and discussed these killers and their interest in them has turned into heroism.
" C & # It is in this context that they drew their own attack against the school they frequented. "
Thomas Wyllie's diary page
Wyllie was dating a 14-year-old girl, but she harbored a bitter resentment against her parents who had tried to separate them . had been so frightened to upset her boyfriend that she allowed him to carve his name in his baccalaureate
He allegedly broke into his house a few days before his arrest on October 23 of last year and was found at midnight by the girl's mother "dressed like Eric Harris".
The teenager fled and was seen running away carrying a large knife. A month later, a family found an abandoned knife nearby with the word "love" scribbled on the blade.
million. Greaney said that the prosecution wanted the boy to plan to murder the girl's parents and rob her father's seven guns.
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After some explosives, we will find Northallerton and we will begin our assault on this school.
" Great idea, is not it? ****, I hate my school.I will erase it. I will kill everyone. "
Contents of the backpack found by the police
A classmate told how Bolland had confessed to "a secret" – that they "intended to do so". carry out a mass shot at the school targeting students who intimidated them. "
Mr. Greaney stated that a vice director had questioned Bolland and that he had" fully confessed " their plan, boasting of "getting rid of the underclass".
Officers from North Yorkshire then visited his home where Bolland was claiming him and Wyllie They had been harassed and had the intention of "Go to school" with a gun "to get rid of those they thought they had wronged them."  659035] But Wyllie denied any plot and no boy was arrested until one month later. -terror po lice resumed the investigation after the mother of the girlfriend reported the late meeting.
Prior to his arrest, the police found the hiding place of the older boy with a backpack containing hoods, wires, batteries, a bag of screws, a bottle of flammable liquid and shampoo.
His diary also had expressions of love for Charles Manson, assassin of actress Sharon Tate in another notorious American affair, with a doodle on the inside cover that said, "Sorry … If it was discovered that I committed one of the worst atrocities in British history or I committed suicide. "
Inside he wrote:" Everyone is dirty and deserves to be shot, including me. I will play the role of god and decide who to let live and die. Humans are a vile species that must die. The human condition is a curse and a burden. "
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The boys' plots began early last year when Wyllie was expelled from school for creating a fake account on social networks for abusing teachers
. phone for information on Columbine before downloading The Anarchist Cookbook – a 241-page guide to making bombs, nail grenades and explosives.
Their fingerprints online show that their interest in Columbine is later "intensified". The boy showed all the excitement that Ms. Justice Cheema-Grubb yesterday condemned Wyllie to 12 years of detention and Bolland to 10 years. The two groups of parents and parents of Wyllie's ex-girlfriend were sitting in the public gallery while the sentence was handed down against the boys, now both 15, whom the judge had authorized to name. despite their age