- The Washington Times - Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Elliot Rodger had planned to kill his 6-year-old brother and stepmother the day before he went on a murderous rampage and killed six people Friday night before shooting himself in Isla Vista, Calif.

In his manifesto, titled “My Twisted World,” Rodger wrote that he was jealous of his little brother for getting signed to act in TV commercials. He also said he would stab in the neck his stepmother, Soumaya Akaaboune, who is also an actress who appeared in a French version of the Real Housewives reality TV show, The Telegraph reported.

“I had an argument with Soumaya while I was visiting father’s house,” Rodger wrote. “It started when she began to boast that my brother was recently signed by an agent to act in TV commercials.”

“He will become a popular kid who gets all the girls,” he said, The Telegraph reported. “Girls will love him. He will become one of my enemies. That was the day that I decided I would have to kill him on the Day of Retribution. I will not allow the boy to surpass me at everything, to live the life I’ve always wanted.”

Rodger planned to murder them the day before he stabbed three roommates, shot and killed three others at random, and injured 13 more either with gunshots or a car that he used as a battering ram.

It was unclear why he didn’t carry out the first part of his plan.

In part of his manifesto, Rodger worried he would be forced to kill his father, Hunger Games assistant director Peter Rodger.

“What if father is in the house to stop me? Would I have to kill him too?” he wrote, The Telegraph reported. “That would be too much. I felt sick to my stomach. It would be too risky to try to kill him. I might hesitate at the last second.”

“When I thought about all of this, I truly did feel sick. I felt a shiver run through me. My whole world had become so twisted and wrong. I didn’t want it to come to this. I desperately wanted a way out.”

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