February 29, 2024

– Robert Aaron Long
– 21 years old, white male
– Described himself as “Pizza, guns, drums, music, family, and God. This pretty much sums up my life. It’s a pretty good life.”
– According to police, his parents recently kicked him out of their house due to concerns about his sex addiction – “kicked out of his parents’ house last night”
– Cherokee County sheriff’s captain Jay Baker told investigators that he blames the massage parlors for providing an outlet for his addiction to sex

– 8 killed in 3 spas
Young’s Asian Massage
Gold Spa
Aroma Therapy Spa
– Killed: Delaina Ashley Yaun, 33; Paul Andre Michels, 54; Xiaojie Tan, 49; Daoyou Feng, 44; Soon Chung Park, 74; Hyun Jung Grant, 51; Suncha Kim, 69; and Yong Ae Yue, 63
– Injured: Elcias R. Hernandez-Ortiz, 30

– Capt. Jay Baker – “Place your order while they last,” Baker wrote above the photo of two T-shirts that said, “Covid 19 IMPORTED VIRUS FROM CHY-NA.”

– President Joe Biden has ordered that flags across the United States lowered to half-staff to honor the eight people who were killed at three Atlanta-area spas.
– “Today @POTUS and I met with Asian American leaders in Atlanta, Georgia to discuss the rise in attacks against the community. We want Asian Americans in Georgia and across our nation to know: We won’t be silent. We won’t standby. We will always speak out against violence.” Kamala Harris
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