The person accused of finishing up the mass taking pictures at Marjory Stoneman Douglas Excessive College in Parkland, Fla., final month has acquired fan mail and cash from supporters, based on the Sun-Sentinel.
The Florida newspaper obtained varied copies of letters despatched to Nikolas Cruz in jail, which reportedly embody romantic and spiritual letters of assist.
“There’s piles of letters,” stated Broward County public defender Howard Finkelstein, whose workplace is representing Cruz. “In my 40 years as public defender, I’ve by no means seen this many letters to a defendant. Everybody from time to time will get just a few, however nothing like this.”
“We learn just a few spiritual ones to him that prolonged needs for his soul and to come back to God,” he continued, “however now we have not and won’t learn him the fan letters or share the pictures of scantily-clad teenage women.”
“On a regular basis girls and boys are beginning to view him in an elevated method, wanting as much as his fame and notoriety,” he stated.
Cruz has additionally reportedly acquired $800 in contributions to his commissary account, which can be utilized to buy meals and private merchandise behind bars.
Varied Fb accounts supporting Cruz have additionally been launched through the time he has been in jail.
It isn’t irregular for folks to ship fan mail expressing their assist for people behind bars.
Infamous murderers resembling Charles Manson and Ted Bundy garnered assist from outdoors of jail, together with marriage requests.
Cruz has been charged with 17 counts of first-degree homicide.
Florida prosecutors introduced earlier this month they may search the demise penalty within the case towards him.