Dimitrious “Jimmy” Gargasoulas had a history of violence and psychological problems and had been in and out of jail for car theft and drug offences. After an Ice fueled night, he stabbed his brother in a homophobic attack and kidnapped his girlfriend. With police in pursuit, he then proceeded at high speed down a busy shopping mall and ran down 37 people. Carroll Edward Cole was an alcoholic with a genius IQ who knew his urges to strangle and rape women were a problem. He tried to get psychiatric help for his mental issues several times but was always bounced back out onto the street to kill again.