Parkland faculty shooter Nikolas Cruz scrawled “666” along with his personal blood on a jail cell wall forward of his ongoing sentencing trial, in line with a newly launched picture.
The Broward County Sheriff’s Workplace made public a trove of the killer’s maniacal jail drawings and writings this week — together with the Satanic cellblock graffiti he scribbled in Might.
“I don’t need life please assist me go to loss of life row!!!” he wrote on one in every of 33 pages of deranged writings and childlike doodles, a few of which depict individuals being gunned down behind desks.
Broward County Sheriff’s Workplace launched drawings and writing from Parkland faculty shooter Nikolas Cruz.Amy Beth Bennett/South Florida Solar Sentinel by way of AP, Pool
Cruz wrote “666” in blood on his cell wall in Might.Broward County SHeriff
A number of pages characteristic declarations of affection for Devil and photos of assorted sorts of weapons and ammunition.
One other entry requires extra mass shootings.
Cruz wrote asking for “my brothers and sisters of blood and loss of life to kill your youngsters.”
“I ask for mass murders and terrorists to destroy this f—– nation and unfold evil and destruction,” he added.
One of many drawings Cruz made in jail depicting a faculty taking pictures.Broward County Sheriff
Cruz wrote “Hail Lucifer” and included Satanic symbols on one web page.Broward County Sheriff
He ends the web page with “Hail Lucifer,” together with a pentagram and a monstrous image of a head resembling a jack-o-lantern.
Cruz lays his murderous nihilism naked in one other writing, and desires for his personal finish.
“I hate everybody, all the pieces, and anybody,” he wrote. “I by no means wished to be alive. I hope I die and by no means get up.”
One of many disturbing drawings from Cruz.Broward County Sheriff
The sketches and different materials have been launched to native media shops Monday and obtained by The Submit by way of a public information request.
Their launch comes as a Florida jury is listening to proof to determine if Cruz, 23, is sentenced to loss of life or a life time period for massacring 14 college students and three staffers at Marjory Stoneman Douglas Excessive College in Parkland in Feb. 2018.
Describing his mind as “damaged,” Cruz’s protection attorneys have argued that the college shooter suffers from extreme psychological sickness — and that his jailhouse content material serves as proof.
They are saying his traumatic upbringing and longstanding psychological sickness ought to mitigate his sentence.
Prosecutors argue that Cruz’s rampage — one of many worst mass shootings within the nation’s historical past — warrants his execution.
Jurors have been proven graphic footage of his assault on terrified college students and staffers — together with post-mortem photos of these he killed.
Shattered family members and survivors of the assault recounted the horror on the stand for weeks, immersing the panel in Cruz’s massacre.