Suspect in Death of NJ Judge's Son Eyed in California Murder

Roy Den Hollander had a beef with the fellow men's rights attorney
By Kate Seamons,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 21, 2020 1:00 PM CDT
Suspect in NJ Shooting Wrote of Evening the Score
New York State Police block off a road near the scene where the body of Roy Den Hollander was found on Monday, July 20, 2020 near Livingston Manor, NY.   (Jim Sabastian/The Times Herald-Record via AP)

“The only problem with a life lived too long under Feminazi rule is that a man ends up with so many enemies he can’t even the score with all of them.” So wrote Roy Den Hollander in a 1,700-page book he self-published online last year, reports the New York Times. Now, authorities are looking at whether the 72-year-old lawyer, who was found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound on Monday and is suspected of killing the 20-year-old son of New Jersey federal judge Esther Salas, went after other perceived enemies. The AP reports federal investigators are poring over financial and travel records to see whether Den Hollander had a hand in the killing of Marc Angelucci, a fellow men's rights lawyer who was shot dead on July 11 in San Bernardino County, California. An unnamed official said the killer in that case is believed to have dressed as a delivery driver, as in the Salas case. More:

  • Both Den Hollander and Angelucci participated in lawsuits that were trying to make it mandatory for women to register for a possible military draft along with men. Den Hollander's suit was filed in 2015 and assigned to Salas. Though Salas allowed the case to proceed in 2018, Den Hollander still faulted her for the pace at which it was moving forward. He withdrew from the case in 2019 and told a fellow lawyer that he was doing so because of a terminal cancer diagnosis.

  • Salas' husband, Mark Anderl, was critically injured in the shooting that took son Daniel's life on Sunday. CNN spoke with Anderl's law partner, who says Anderl is in stable condition following a second surgery, and that a third is scheduled for Tuesday.
  • As for a potential motive in the Angelucci case, Harry Crouch, president of the National Coalition for Men, said there was bad blood between the men regarding a case that Angelucci was leading. “Roy was just not happy that we did not involve him as a co-counsel. I think unhappy is an understatement,” Crouch said. “He called me up and threatened me."
  • ABC7 reports authorities found the name and photo of New York state's chief judge, Janet DiFiore, in Den Hollander's vehicle. It's unclear whether she was a target but security has been put in place for her.
  • NBC New York reports Den Hollander mentioned Salas by name in his online book, snarking that her biggest achievement was being a high school cheerleader and describing her as “a lazy and incompetent Latina judge appointed by Obama.”
  • As for the source of Den Hollander's "anger toward feminists," the Times reports it interviewed him in 2008 and that he blamed a nasty divorce from his wife, whom he had married in Russia.
(More Roy Den Hollander stories.)

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