A Colorado teen who was arrested last month for allegedly planning to commit a mass shooting at her former middle school owned a copy of “The Communist Manifesto” — and blasted former President Donald Trump as a “con man” in her own writings, authorities said.
Lilly Whitworth, 19, wrote a detailed manifesto and possessed floor plans of her intended target before she was busted on March 31 for making threats to various schools, including Timberview Middle School, which she once attended, according to an arrest affidavit obtained by news station KRDO.
She also owned a copy of “The Communist Manifesto” by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, according to an arrest affidavit.
Published in 1848, the pamphlet is an explosive analytical critique of capitalism – though it refrains from speculating on the possible manifestations of communism.
The affidavit also detailed the contents of several notebooks, which included rants calling Donald Trump a “con man,” the outlet said.
Whitworth – who previously went by her legal name, William – also reportedly wrote that Columbine High School shooters Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold were “losers” and Sandy Hook Elementary School shooter Adam Lanza was “smart.”
She also dismissed serial killer Israel Keyes as a “degenerate.”
Whitworth also wrote a troubling list of “ways I want to die,” which included murder, burning alive, and freezing, KRDO said.
On Thursday, Whitworth was formally charged with several offenses including criminal attempt to commit murder in the first degree, menacing, and criminal mischief, Fox 21 reported.
Her bond was set at $75,000, and she is due back in court on May 5.
News of Whitworth broke shortly after the March 27 shooting at The Covenant School in Nashville, where former student Audrey Hale, 28, killed six people before being gunned down by police.
A raid at Hale’s family home unearthed several journals, as well as ammunition and a suicide note.