Dr. Amy Bishop, the Harvard-trained PhD who attempted to slaughter her University of Alabama colleagues as they sat in a 2010 department meeting, has plead “guilty” to one count of capital murder and assorted attempted-murder charges. Like her fellow Harvard alum, Dr. Ted Kazcynski, she’ll spend the rest of her life in jail.
I am glad the families of the men and women she killed or injured do not need to sit through her trial.
To read more about Amy Bishop from Call Me “Miss”!, click here.
To read lots of detailed background on Dr. Bishop, see the coverage at Boston.com, the source for this post.
Finally, for a superb in-depth article about her, read Amy Wallace’s Wired magazine article, “What Made this University Researcher Snap?”.