Born In: Lake Worth, Florida, United States
Charles Joseph Whiteman was a mass murderer. Besides killing his mother and wife, he murdered around seventeen people in a mass shooting at the University of Texas. His father’s ill-treatment of his entire family played a crucial role in forming his criminal mentality - he suffered a lot due to unhappy relationship of his parents. While attending the University of Texas, police detained him along with some of his friends for poaching deer. It has been known that he used to feel jealous of his wife, a biology teacher who earned more than he did. Moreover, he was financially dependent on his father and this dependence created an inferiority complex within him. In spite of his wife’s repeated request to consult a psychiatrist, he refused to do so. In addition to that, he was mentally disturbed when his parents got separated after leading a troubled married life. During the counselling session with Dr. Heatley, the staff psychiatrist at the University of Texas Health Center, Charles stated about his fantasy of shooting people from the top of a tower. The doctor suggested him another session of counselling, but he did not care about that. He lost his life in an encounter with police on the campus of the University of Texas.
Died At Age: 25
Born Country: United States
place of death: Austin, Texas, United States
education: Cockrell School Of Engineering
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