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>> The driver accused of killing 10 people when he allegedly mowed down pedestrians in Toronto was charged with 10 counts of murder Tuesday. Video shows the father of the suspected driver, Alek Minassian, leaving the court.>> Do you know why this happened?>> A possible motive is still not known, but one clue has emerged.
>> The accused is alleged to have posted a cryptic message on Facebook minutes before he began driving the rented van.>> Facebook confirmed Minassian referenced a quote, Incel Rebellion, a shorthand used in some online message boards for involuntary celibacy. The post also voiced admiration for 22-year-old Elliot Rodger, who killed six college students in California in 2014 and who was bent on revenge against women he believed had snubbed him sexually.
On Tuesday officials were questioned on the sex of Minassian's victims.>> Looking at the list of names seems to be predominantly females, at least on the->> Yeah, that's fair to say, predominantly female.>> Acquaintances told Reuters Minassian attended a special needs high school. A former classmate recalls him as absolutely harmless, walking the halls with his head down and occasionally making meowing noises.
Police said he had no prior contact with law enforcement. Reuters correspondent Anna Mehler Paperny was in the courtroom when Minassian was charged.>> He appeared in a white shirt, his head was shaved, and he looked somber for the brief appearance. He said very little, he spoke quietly, briefly with a defense lawyer, he said his name when prompted, and that was all.
>> This quiet former student is alleged to have committed the worst mass killing Canada's seen in decades. And while it has the hallmarks of other vehicle attacks by ISIS supporters, officials don't see a connection to terrorism.