UCLA Student Who Killed His Professor Had a ‘Kill List’

ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- The shooter who allegedly killed a UCLA professor before turning the gun on himself had a "kill list" that included the name of a woman found dead Thursday in Minnesota, Los Angeles Police Department Chief Charlie Beck told a local news station Thursday.

The shooter has been identified by police as Mainak Sarkar. He allegedly shot and killed UCLA engineering professor William Klug on campus Wednesday, prompting a lockdown.

Beck told KTLA-TV Thursday that Sarkar had a list of names on him when he was found, including Klug's and at least one other professor and a woman. The second professor has not been identified but Beck said he is fine. The woman, however, has since been found dead in Minnesota. Her name has not been released.

Beck said that investigators have since found two notes reportedly written by the suspect -- one was with him at the scene in Los Angeles and that note supposedly said for someone to check on his cat in Minnesota. From there, police found a second letter in Minnesota and no details about that have been released.

In connection to the slaying of Klug, investigators are focusing on his grades and what’s being described as a longer-standing poor relationship between the two men. The LAPD said it believes Klug was the shooter's teacher.

Beck said Thursday that Sarkar's dispute may be connected to a fight over intellectual property which UCLA says is untrue.

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