The gunman who killed six people and himself at a rave party was likely the author of a letter that complains about the rave scene and says in part, “This hippy stuff has to end,” police said Tuesday.
A heavily armed Kyle Huff, 28, had been invited to the party by people he met at a late-night rave.
“They’re packed in there, groping each other, having sex,” the letter said. “I’ve got to do something about it. ... These people are screwing up the world.”
The one-page letter was addressed “to Kane” the name of Huff’s twin brother, and signed, “From Kyle.”
The Washington State Patrol said Tuesday it was “highly probable” that Kyle Huff wrote the letter, which was found April 24 by a resident going though his trash in the same apartment complex where Huff lived. Experts at the State Crime Lab compared the letter to writing on items belonging to Huff.
The letter was written on the back of a memo that had been sent out to apartment residents on March 23 — two days before the killings.
‘My last wish’
Police have said Kane Huff was not aware of the letter until they showed it to him.
It begins, “I hope that you will find this letter after the fact. Don’t let the police or FBI keep you from haveing (sic) it, this is my last wish.”
“Don’t kill yourself moron,” the letter continues. “That’s the last thing I would want to happen. I hate leaving you by yourself, but this is something I feel I have to do. My life would always feel incomplete otherwise.”
The brothers had moved to Seattle from Whitefish, Mont.