Merced Sheriff: coroner found UC Merced stabbing suspect manifesto

MERCED, Calif. (KFSN) -- According to the Merced County Sheriff's Office, the suspect did have deadly intentions. An autopsy Thursday revealed clues they needed to determine Faisal Mohammad mind set and motive.

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A manifesto found on the suspects body revealed a specific plan that detailed his targets and intentions. Among them, names of classmates he wanted to harm. On the list, the name of the first student stabbed in a second floor classroom on Wednesday. Also in Muhammad's plan was a script and intentions to take out law enforcement officers.

Detectives say Muhammed was mad after being kicked out of a student group meeting.

Deputies say the latest revelations are further proof that the suspect had a personal vendetta and was not a political or religious statement.

According to the sheriff this was an 18-year-old with typical problems who took them to the extreme.
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