A QAnon conspiracy theorist who allegedly killed two of his children with a spear gun because they had inherited his wife’s “snake DNA” now realizes he was delusional, according to a report.
Matthew Taylor Coleman, 40, detailed his revelation in a two-page letter to a friend from an unnamed prison in California, where he was jailed in Mexico for the murders of his 10-month-old daughter and 2-year-old son. Is. , people reported on Wednesday.
“I was deceived,” Coleman reportedly wrote in the letter. “I was deceiving myself. I know now that [serpent] The talk of DNA was an illusion in my own mind. I convinced myself of something that wasn’t there.”
Coleman, of Santa Barbara, California, noted in the letter that he did not have access to conspiracy websites or other materials during the closure on two counts of foreign first-degree murder of US citizens. He has pleaded not guilty.
“I’m sorting it all out now,” he said of his beliefs in conspiracy theories. “There’s a lot to unpack, but I have to figure out what I really believe in, but I don’t have access to information anymore, so I’m having to use my brain to figure things out.”
According to the report, the handwritten letter on lined notebook paper was written in late May.
Coleman was reported missing by his wife, Abby, on August 7, when he fled the family home with their children — 2-year-old Kaleo and 10-month-old Roxy — and took them to Rosarito, Mexico, for courtrooms. Show documents.
Coleman allegedly killed his children by blasting a spear gun through their chests. According to an FBI affidavit, he was arrested by Customs and Border Protection agents after he tried to return to the US alone two days later.
The affidavit said Mexican authorities discovered the bodies of young victims matching the descriptions of Coleman’s children in a ditch.
According to the affidavit, Coleman confessed to the murders, telling the players that he thought his children were “going to be monsters, so he had to kill them”.
“He said that sight and signs showed that his wife had snake DNA … and passed it on to their children and everything was pointing to the idea that their children had contaminated the DNA. which will spread if nothing is done about it,” the document continued.
Meanwhile, Coleman’s wife called the police after she disappeared in August, saying she had no marital problems, while she hopes to return home with their two children. Coleman’s efforts to reach the public defender were unsuccessful, People reported.