Skip to comments.Police: Suspect in Portland stabbings ranted about Muslims
Posted on 05/29/2017 10:07:26 AM PDT by KeyLargo
Police: Suspect in Portland stabbings ranted about Muslims By GILLIAN FLACCUS Published May 27, 2017 Associated Press
PORTLAND, Ore. Police said Saturday they'll examine what appears to be the extremist ideology of an Oregon man accused of fatally stabbing two men who tried to intervene when the suspect yelled racial slurs at two young women who appeared to be Muslim on a Portland light-rail train.
Jeremy Joseph Christian, 35, was being held in the Multnomah County Jail on suspicion of aggravated murder, attempted murder, intimidation and being a felon in possession of a weapon. He was arrested a short time after the attack on Friday.
He will make a first court appearance Tuesday, and it wasn't clear if he had an attorney. A phone at his home in Portland rang unanswered Saturday, and no one came to the door at his parents' home.
Court records show Christian served prison time for first-degree robbery and second-degree kidnapping after a crime committed 15 years ago, when he was 20, and theft and weapons charges were dismissed in 2010. The court documents did not say why the charges were voided.
The Portland Mercury, one of the city's alternative weeklies, posted an article on its website saying Christian showed up at a free speech march in late April with a baseball bat to confront protesters and the bat was confiscated by police.
The article included video clips of a man wearing a metal chain around his neck and draped in an American flag shouting "I'm a nihilist! This is my safe place!" as protesters crowd around him.
Simpson confirmed the man in the videos was Christian and said investigators were aware of them. He declined to comment further.
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"I'm a nihilist! This is my safe place!"
Is this the guy who is an avowed Bernie supporter?
Yep - see above link (language warning)
Nihilist....I believe in Nothing!
“Must be Tiring!”
In this photo, stabbing survivor Micah David-Cole Fletcher is reading poetry on a MAX train in Portland, Oregon on Memorial Day weekend, 2016. (Photo via The Oregonian)
The guy sure seems to exude “winner” doesn’t he. /s
They never talk about the ideology of muzzies who rant about hating Christians and Jews.
Remember many Bernie bots were big on borders.
The Police and national media are releasing almost no information about this guy’s mental health status and prior criminal record.
We know he’s a convicted felon who served prison time, but I still don’t know what his crime was or if he has other arrests and convictions.
As to mental health status, I still don’t know if he was ever prescribed psychiatric medication, or if he stopped taking it.