NEW JERSEY– Roy Den Hollander, an anti-feminist lawyer, who allegedly murdered the son of Federal Judge Esther Salas, 51, killed himself after the shooting.
Hollander was dressed as a FedEx driver when he allegedly shot Daniel Anderl, 20, through the heart at his family home in New Jersey on July 19th.
According to the U.S. Sun, Hollander was suffering from terminal cancer and had promised to “wrap up his affairs.”
Hollander, who also allegedly shot and injured Salas’ husband Mark Anderl, 63, in the attack in New Brunswick, was named as a primary suspect by multiple police sources.
In a self-published book he wrote earlier this year, Hollander goes after Judge Salas, and in writings posted online, he derides Salas, who had been assigned to a case linked to Jeffrey Epstein four days before the killing.
The ongoing lawsuit brought by Deutsche bank investors, who claim the company made false and misleading statements about its anti-money laundering policies and failed to monitor “high risk” customers, including convicted sex offender, Jeffrey Epstein.
In one of his books, he specifically blasted Salas by name as “lazy and incompetent.” He said that her only accomplishment was being a high school cheerleader.
According to officials, a package addressed to the judge was found along with his body. Allegedly, he drove close to 150 miles from where he committed the deadly assault before turning the gun on himself.
The FBI has identified Roy Den Hollander as the primary subject in the attack that occurred at the home of the Honorable Esther Salas. Den Hollander is now deceased. Individuals who believe they have relevant information should contact us at 973-792-3000, Press Option 2.
— FBI Newark (@FBINewark) July 20, 2020
Some of the information in that package may have contained details about a prominent men’s rights figure in California who was killed on July 11th. Authorities are looking to see if Hollander has any connection to that killing.
Marc Angelucci, 52, was an attorney who also described himself as “anti-feminist.” According to ABC6, Angelucci was gunned down at his Crestline home on Saturday, July 11th around 4 p.m. He suffered from gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene.
According to authorities, it is believed that the gunman was wearing a FedEx uniform.
Authorities state that, Hollander had previously announced on a GoFundMe page that he was being treated for an apparent serious cancer condition. The title of the page was, “Cancer knocks you down and doctors finish you off.”
Officials familiar with the investigation said the crowd sourcing page for the GoFundMe appears to be authentic, which investigators are now wondering if, given his grim prognosis, that his illness was one reason he decided to start targeting people.
In part of a collection posted online that seems to resemble an early draft of a memoir, Hollander wrote:
“No more chances now, if there every really were any, for glory and fortune, but maybe a little old time justice as in all those 1950s television westerns I watched as a kid when the lone cowboy refused to give up without a fight.”
“The only problem with a life lived too long under Feminazi rule is that a man ends up with so many enemies he can’t even score with all of them. But law school and the media taught me how to prioritize.”
At the scene of where Hollander’s body was found, investigators also found material about Judge Janet DiFiore, the Chief Judge of the state of New York. According to a spokesperson, DiFiore has been briefed about the information found on her.
The FBI, U.S. Marshals, and the police are investigating whether a gun found at the scene in Rockland matches the one used to kill Salas’ son and wound her husband. Salas’ son Daniel and husband, Mark, a well-regarded criminal defense attorney, were shot at their home in North Brunswick around 5 p.m. on July 19th.
According to authorities, preliminary investigations are that the husband answered the door and was shot multiple times, then the son came running to the door and was shot as well, before the alleged gunman fled the scene.
Judge Salas is believed to have been in the basement during the time of the shooting and she was not injured.
Hollander was involved in a lawsuit, filed in 2015 that was being heard by Salas. The case involved a woman who wanted to register for the men-only military draft. In writings online, Hollander derided Salas as having traded her Hispanic heritage to get ahead.
Last June, Hollander was replaced as the woman’s lawyer before the case was fully resolved. The court docket did not indicate a reason for his replacement and the woman’s current attorney could not be reached.
Hollander posted online that he wrote of posing as a FedEx delivery person to speak with a young girl, the same tactic the alleged gunman used at the Salas’ home and in the killing Angelucci.
Hollander is best known for unsuccessful lawsuits challenging the constitutionality of “ladies night” promotions at bars and nightclubs.
Another lawsuit argued night clubs were violating human rights by charging men hundreds of dollars for bottle service. And, in 2008, he unsuccessfully sued Columbia University for providing women’s studies classes, saying they were “a bastion of bigotry against men.”
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NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – Well isn’t this nice and tidy?
The suspect who is believed to have shot and killed the son of a federal judge in New Jersey and shot her husband has been found dead.
He was discovered dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound Monday.
The body was found at Campsite and Berry Brook roads in Rockland, New York.
He’s believed to be a lawyer, and so already investigators are saying they believe the judge’s husband was the intended target.
The husband and son of U.S. District Judge Esther Salas, were shot in their New Jersey home on July 19th.
According to reports, a man dressed in a FedEx uniform approached the house around 5 p.m. Salas’ son, 20 year old Daniel Anderl, opened the door and was immediately fired upon, striking him in the heart, and killing him. He was a student at Catholic University in D.C..
North Brunswick Mayor, Francis “Mac” Woman is quoted as saying:
“He was shot through the heart,”
Salas’ husband, Mark Anderl, a 63 year old defense attorney and former Essex County assistant prosecutor, was also shot multiple times and was taken into surgery.
Judge Salas was unharmed, however, U.S Marshals have been brought in to provide her with a security detail.
A gunman disguised as a Fedex delivery driver broke into the New Jersey home of federal Judge Esther Salas, killing her son and wounding her husband. https://t.co/MQwmFSWcFb
— New York Daily News (@NYDailyNews) July 20, 2020
The suspect is still at large, and there are many agencies currently investigating, including the FBI, The New Jersey State Police, the North Brunswick Police and the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s office.
The FBI Newark office said in a statement:
“The FBI is investigating a shooting that occurred at the home of Judge Esther Salas in North Brunswick Township, New Jersey earlier this evening, July 19. We are looking for one subject and ask that anyone who thinks they may have relevant information please call FBI Newark at 973-792-3001. We are working closely with our state and local partners and will provide additional updates when available.”
Authorities have not given any indication of a motive, however, Salas, New Jerseys first Hispanic woman to serve as a U.S District Judge, has been associated with many high-profile cases recently. Some of theses cases included people from the Grape Street Crips, the Real Housewives of New Jersey, and a case involving Jeffrey Epstein.
U.S. District Judge Esther Salas is presiding over the Deutsche Bank/Jeffrey Epstein civil case after it was assigned to her 4 days ago. Her husband & son were shot at their home July 19th by gunman dressed as FedEx driver. Son died, husband in critical condition. #MorningJoe pic.twitter.com/xGIsLDrIwj
— THE CONNET (@THEAlleyeceeing) July 20, 2020
Many political figures have released statements regarding the incident, including New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez:
“I know Judge Salas and her husband well, and was proud to recommend her to President Obama for nomination to New Jersey’s federal bench,”
He went on to say:
“My prayers are with Judge Salas and her family, and that those responsible for this horrendous act are swiftly apprehended and brought to justice.” ‘
Authorities are investigating if the incident has stemmed from any recent threats, but so far have not found any indication of that.
Mayor Womack is reported as saying:
“As a judge, she had threats from time to time, but everyone is saying that recently there had not been any,”
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