We also have the free will to laugh, to love, to celebrate, to cherish, to smell flowers and run through the grass. Humans make terrible choices. Humans also suffer all kinds of diseases of the mind, addictions, and evils. It is the culmination of all of that which makes us human. I understand your anger at God for not stopping this. Truly, I do. But as a believer, I never blame God for the crazy things people do to each other, but that is not to say I don’t hurt over it all the same. In fact, it is this faith that helps me to understand terrible things and get through them better. I hope that you can find the answers you are looking for. It sounds like this case truly touched your heart. I am not familiar with it — but it sounds horrific!! Well-written article.