Pekka Eric Auvinen

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Finnish Killer Linked to US Teen

Massacre gunman chatted online with Philly attack plotter

(Newser) - The Finnish teenager who killed eight people and committed suicide last week chatted online with a Philadelphia area youth who plotted a Columbine-style assault at a suburban school. Dillon Cossey, 14, told his attorney that the Finnish youth "gave no indication he was going to do anything violent" and... More »

School Shooters Connect Online

Columbine MySpace page links Finnish gunman, US teen who planned massacre

(Newser) - The internet may be a training ground for teenage killers who were previously considered to be desperate loners, suggests the Times of London. Helsinki police believe that Pekka-Eric Auvinen, the Finnish 18-year-old who murdered eight fellow students before shooting himself Wednesday, had spoken in online message boards with Dylan Cossey,... More »

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