He was so polite y'all!
Concerns Over Rodger's Well Being Reported
Schifman said in recent weeks that Rodger’s parents were concerned for
their son's well being and reported his disturbing YouTube videos to
police, which lead to an investigation. According to Schifman, police
interviewed Rodger and found him to be “polite and kind.” He did not
specify which law enforcement division conducted the interview.
A social worker also contacted police about Rodger last week, said Schifman.
Brown said a YouTube video titled "Elliot Rodger's Retribution" appeared
to be linked to the crime. In the video, a man who identifies himself
as Elliot Rodger sits in the driver's seat of a car as he promises
"retribution" and discusses his "loneliness, rejection and unfulfilled
"Girls gave their affection and sex and love to other men but never to
me," he said in the video. He added that it would be his last video.
Schifman said Rodger was diagnosed as being a high-functioning patient with Asperger syndrome and had trouble making friends.
"There was an incident probably a year and a half ago where he was...he
fell from a balcony at a party or was thrown off of it. I think he was
probably a victim from my understanding of bullying throughout his
I'm sure that had played a role in the terrible consequences from last
night," the lawyer said.