I know, I write murder mysteries. I watch the TV crime shows. The mind of the fictional criminal intrigues me, as well as the problem-solving skills of the fictional police/sleuths/behaviorial scientists.
Real horror, committed by a real person, makes me want to weep. Hearing the perpetrator's name over and over in the media makes me uneasy. Having details of their life thrust at me every time I open a paper or look at the Internet makes me nauseous.
Here are the people I want to remember:
Alexander Jonathan Boik
Rebecca Ann Wingo
Gordon W. Cowden
These are the lives I want to know about. They are the only names worth remembering.