LA Fugitive Sent Package to Anderson Cooper

Christopher Dorner mailed him a DVD
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 7, 2013 7:36 PM CST
LA Fugitive Sent Package to Anderson Cooper
This undated photo released by the Los Angeles Police Department shows suspect Christopher Dorner.   (AP Photo/Los Angeles Police Department)

As police in Los Angeles continue to hunt for a former cop accused of turning into a murderer, CNN's Anderson Cooper says he received a package from fugitive Christopher Dorner last week, reports the LA Times. (That's before any of the three killings took place.) "Inside the package was a hand-labeled DVD with a yellow Post-It Note, reading, in part, quote, 'I never lied,' apparently in reference to his dismissal from the LAPD in 2008," Cooper said. It also contained a coin with apparent bullet holes, Cooper tweeted earlier. No word on what was on the DVD—it's been turned over to authorities. Dorner apparently has a fascination with journalists and celebs, as his long manifesto makes clear. (Read it in full at MyFox LA.) Cooper showed up in that, too. Samples:

  • "Chris Matthews, Joe Scarborough, Pat Harvey, Brian Williams, Soledad Obrien, Wolf Blitzer, Meredith Viera, Tavis Smiley, and Anderson Cooper, keep up the great work and follow Cronkite's lead. I hold many of you in the same regard as Tom Brokaw and the late Peter Jennings. Cooper, stop nagging and berating your guest, they're your (guest). ..."
  • "Ellen Degeneres, continue your excellent contribution to entertaining America and bringing the human factor to entertainment. You changed the perception of your gay community and how we as Americans view the LGBT community. ..."
  • "Hillary Clinton. You’ll make one hell of a president in 2016. Much like your husband, Bill, you will be one of the greatest. ..."
  • "Wayne LaPierre, President of the NRA, you’re a vile and inhumane piece of shit."
  • "Charlie Sheen, you’re effin awesome."
(More LAPD stories.)

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