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School shooter revealed gory fantasies to his therapists years before massacre – Gun control or killer control? . . .

Nearly four years before Nikolas Cruz killed 17 students and educators at a high school in the US state of Florida, he confided in a therapist that he saw himself in a dream drenched in human blood.

A May 3, 2014, notation in a Broward County schools psychiatric file said Cruz “reported (a dream) last week of him killing people and covered in blood. He smiled and told the therapist that sometimes he says things for shock value.”

After Cruz’s disclosure to his therapist at the alternative Cross Creek School, administrators developed a “safety plan” to ensure the welfare of Cruz and others while he was on summer holidays. The plan included provisions for removing “all sharp objects from the home” and encouraging the boy to “verbalise what

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