Trey Eric Sesler, a 22-year-old who styles himself "Mr. Anime" for his YouTube movie reviews, is in jail, accused of using a high-powered rifle to kill his parents and his brother.
The murders were discovered Tuesday in the small town of
Magnolia Waller. Police found the bodies of parents Lawton Ray Sesler Jr. and Rhonda Wyse Sesler, and their 26-year-old son, Mark Alan Sesler.
Trey Sesler was not at home and a manhunt was started. Police found him at a friend's home in Magnolia. (Note: Initial reports were inaccurate.)
Selsler has no previous criminal record in Texas, a database search shows.
The Houston Chronicle talked to the aunt of the killed father, who said of Trey, "I'll have to admit, he was quite strange. But naturally, I wasn't going to tell Trey's parents that he acts peculiar," she said. "His father was a very private person and never really discussed him with me at all."
Sesler's Facebook page is mostly innocuous; under "About Trey" it says:
Welcome to the house of fun
I'm Trey, no nicknames or anything. I really like to take it easy and have a nice time. I'm really interested in my education as a college student and am really excited about graduating in a few years. I plant things sometimes in the spring like peppers and strawberries. My car is currently the most exciting part of my days. Please to meet you though, take it easy.
On the other hand, there's this picture:
KHOU is reporting that Sesler told investigators that he kiled his family because he was planning a Columbine-type school shooting and did not want them to have to face it.
Here's a video ("Everything is going real good") from his YouTube page:
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