Gunman who killed son of federal judge targets her in misogynistic book

The suspect called Judge Salas 'a lazy and incompetent Latina judge appointed by Obama.'

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The suspected gunman in the home ambush of the first Latina federal judge in New Jersey has died from an apparent suicide.

Roy Den Hollander was a self-described “anti-feminist” and men’s rights attorney who targeted U.S. District Judge Esther Salas in an online book. 

theGrio previously reported that the Salas family was attacked when a gunman fired upon their home on Sunday. Twenty-year-old Daniel Anderl was shot when he opened the door to Hollander, who was allegedly dressed in a FedEx uniform. He later died. His father, Mark Anderl was also injured in the attack. 

Judge Salas was in the basement during the attack and was not injured, NBC New York reported.

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CNN reported that her son opened the door with his father “right behind” and Hollander greeted them with a “hail of gunfire.”

In his online memoir, Hollander calls Salas “a lazy and incompetent Latina judge appointed by Obama.” He also admits to being attracted to her and that he “wanted to ask the Judge out, but thought she might hold me in contempt.” 

Elsewhere in the virtual book, Hollander criticizes her handling of a 2015 case in which he was an attorney who challenged “the military’s male-only draft,” ABC News reported. 

In another passage about Salas, he wrote

Female judges didn’t bother me as long as they were middle age or older black ladies. They seemed to have an understanding of how life worked and were not about to be conned by any foot-dragging lawyer. Latinas, however, were usually a problem—driven by an inferiority complex. 

Hollander also makes cleat that, “Donald Trump was telling the truth about illegal aliens in his bid for the Presidency.”

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Judge Esther Salas
Judge Esther Salas (public image)

Hollander once “sued the federal government over a law that protects women from violence,” according to the New York Times.

He even filed a RICO lawsuit against a slew of media outlets and personalities over what he perceived as “negative coverage” of Trump.

In his 1,700-page online manifesto, which he reportedly self-published this year, Hollander details his hatred of his mother and for women in general, and shares his rape fetish for the judge who presided over his divorce case.

Roy Den Hollander was found dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, investigators confirmed Monday (July 20).

Meanwhile, Salas is handling a class action lawsuit against Deutsche Bank brought by investors who allege that the bank failed to properly monitor high-risk customers including, convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein

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