Rumor: Christopher Dorner Was Set Up
Damning, unconfirmed police audio has emerged from Tuesday night’s standoff with a former Los Angeles police officer suspected in a shooting rampage.
On the tape, you can hear officers apparently shouting “Burn it down” and “Burn him out.” Those and other comments on the recording have lead many to believe authorities deliberately torched the cabin where Christopher Dorner, the suspect, was hiding out. One report indicates officers tossed “incendiary tear gas” into the place, which is what lit it up.
The audio was broadcast on a Los Angeles news station, while another version showed up on YouTube (above). On it, at :39 in, you can hear a man say, “Get going, right now. F***in’ burn this motherf***in’…” An even longer version, with more chatter apparently from officers at the scene, can be heard here:
The massive manhunt for the 33-year-old ex-cop started last Wednesday, after police announced they’d discovered Dorner’s rambling 11,000-word online manifesto, in which he claims he was wrongly dismissed from the Los Angeles Police Department back in 2008. Dorner reportedly promised to get revenge by unleashing “unconventional and asymmetrical warfare” on certain officers and their families.
Of course, that hasn’t stopped dozens of conspiracy theories from sprouting up, all basically centering about the idea that Dorner is a patsy for gun control proponents, who apparently love the idea of killing as many people as possible in their quest to stop people from killing as many people as possible.
If you believe the “official” version of events, police eventually caught up to Dorner after a road chase and gunfight. The suspect barricaded himself in a rural cabin and, after an intense shootout in which a sheriff’s deputy was killed, the fire erupted.
Authorities say Dorner never came out of that cabin. They later found a charred body inside, and a wallet containing a California driver’s license bearing the name Christopher Dorner. So, why did so many media outlets report that Dorner’s ID had been found inside or at the border to Mexico? Is Dorner really dead?
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