Top Ten Facts About Seung-Hui Cho


The Top Ten

1 He was born January 18, 1984
2 He committed the Virginia Tech Massacre
3 He killed 32 people
4 He committed suicide afterwards
5 He was from South Korea
6 He operated on April 16, 2007
7 He killed students and teachers
8 He used a Glock 19 and Walther P22
9 His motive is still unknown
10 17 others were wounded by him

The Contenders

11 His favourite song was "Shine" by Collective Soul
12 He claimed to be the anti terrorist of America
13 He created a variety of alternate personalities - Question Mark, Spanky and Ax Ishmael
14 He sent an extensive diatribe to NBC news prior to the second shooting
15 He attended Westfield High School until 2003
16 He made references to the Columbine killers in his manifesto; a notable quote being "Martyrs like Eric and Dylan."
17 He compared himself to biblical figures such as Jesus and Moses.
18 He claimed to be leading weak and defenseless people. He also claimed to have imaginary/metaphorical brothers, sisters and children.
19 There were numerous instances of him making unwarranted approaches to female students
20 During his time at school, he was bullied for his mutism and his speech pattern.
21 His height was 6ft/183cm
22 He referred to his victims as "descendants of satan" and "democratic terrorists."
23 He had an imaginary girlfriend called Jelly.
24 He claimed his favorite actor was Nicolas Cage.
25 His dorm room was based in suite 2121, a three room suite in Harper Hall.
26 He died in Jocelyne Couture-Nowak's Intermediate French class, room 211, Norris Hall.
27 Of the 30 murdered in Norris Hall, 28 were shot in the head.
28 He chained 3 entrances shut prior to the Norris Hall shootings.
29 G.V Loganathan was Seung Hui Cho's first murder victim in Norris Hall.
30 Despite his murderous rampage, he has developed a cult of fans who refer to him as "General Cho" and pay tribute to him with the song Shine by Mr Big
31 There was speculation of Seung Hui Cho having autism and schizophrenia.
32 Quotes from his manifesto included "Like Moses I spread the sea and lead my people." "I die like Jesus Christ to inspire generations of the weak and defenceless people." and "Now you have blood on your hands that will never wash off, you apostles of sin."
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1. He was born January 18, 1984
2. He committed the Virginia Tech Massacre
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