Tuesday, 11 Dec 2018

Fresh-faced boys who plotted a school massacre | UK | New


Left, Thomas Wyllie, the plot leader, and right, Alex Bolland, who were both locked (Image: PA)

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

Paul Greaney

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. "

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Thomas Wyllie's diary page (Image: PA)

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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