SHOOTINGS ARE sadly par for the course in the States, but this one - a twisted jealousy-come-"revenge" double homicide - has bizarre ties with popular comedy website Something Awful.
The Orlando Sentinel posted a story about a double homicide. Something Awful user "West " knew one of the victims in question and so posted a thread on the forums about losing one of his co-workers to the shooting. It turned out that a fair few users on the site knew one of the victims, and so internet detectives went to work.
What they uncovered was shocking and disturbing, finding an open directory on the murderer's - forum user Bomber166, now permanently banned for murder - website full of material seemingly relating to the killings. Some suspect that the user stuck the material online for the website's members to find.
One of the directories hosted pictures of one of the victims and a chatlog titled "tiffany-whore.html," as well as an address. Further delving into the site, a chatlog was discovered that accused the murderer, Allred, of being violent towards women. Even more disturbingly, a picture was unearthed which showed a photo of one of the victims being used as target practice.
Albrot reveals on page seven of the thread that victim Tiffany and murderer Allred had a turbulent year long relationship. He says that Allred showed up to a party where his then-girlfriend Tiffany and mutual-friend and fellow victim Ruschak were attending. Allred was drunk and acting violently, at one point allegedly hitting a girl in the chest with a rock. Three days later, Allred bought a pistol, pictures of which are uploaded on his site.
This isn't the first time a member of Something Awful has committed a murder, with a mentally disturbed user asking the gun forum what type of buckshot was best to buy for killing someone before a shooting a few days later.
Forum users are sending in unearthed details to the local police as they find them. µ
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