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Austin Massacre Suspect Hung Out in Misogynistic Corners Online

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The Texas man arrested in the fatal shooting of three people in Austin on Sunday appears to have spent time in misogynistic forums on Reddit and showed an affinity for an anti-feminist podcaster and “life coach,” The Daily Beast has found.

The Daily Beast linked accused former Travis County Sheriff Stephen Broderick to two online monikers: “slammedcavi” and “slammedcavi254,” the latter of which includes the Austin area code. While the user of the first account mostly participated in car-related message boards more than a decade ago, the latter handle in recent years participated in threads on the r/seduction subreddit and started an Etsy account that favorited just one shop—that of Coach Greg Adams, who sold, among other things, T-shirts emblazoned with the slogan “The Future Is Still Male.”

Local news media identified the three victims of the shooting as Broderick’s ex-wife, daughter, and the latter’s boyfriend.

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