A Psychotic Killer Sues His Psychiatrist

The former law student wins a $500,000 judgment--and divides a college town

Everybody you meet in this lovely college town can tell you all about the bloody rampage on Henderson Street. They either witnessed it or know somebody who did. And they hold strong opinions about the deeply disturbed law student at the center of the story who shot two strangers to death, who was found not guilty by reason of insanity--and who then successfully sued his psychiatrist for $500,000 for not taking his psychosis seriously enough.

Though the shootings took place four years ago, they still stir passionate argument at the University of North Carolina and in Chapel Hill, in part because...

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