“There was no motive in the note. There were some ramblings in there,” [said Webster Police Chief Gerald Pickering].Spengler committed suicide.
“It spoke mainly that he intended to burn his neighborhood down and kill as many people as possible.”
December 26, 2012
"I still have to see how much of the neighborhood I can burn down and do what I like doing best: killing people."
Wrote William Spengler Jr., 62, after ambushing and killing 2 firefighters who arrived at a fire he set.