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SoCal Professor Accused of Arson, Plotting to Kill at High School

Prosecutors have charged a UC Irvine associate professor, whose son they say committed suicide after being disciplined at school, in connection with five arson fires, three of them at University High School in Irvine, one at a park, and one at a school administrator's home.

Rainer Klaus Reinscheid, 48, of Irvine, was expected to be arraigned Tuesday afternoon.

Prosecutors said they would seek to hold Reinscheid without bail after the Irvine Police Department reportedly discovered emails by in which the professor detailed plans to kill students and administrators at the high school.

Source: OC Register. Read full article. (link)

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  • SIV||

    Can we please have a "neuroscience" tab up top? All the news stories about fraudulent, criminal, and psychopathicneuro neuroscientists can go there along with the appropriate Ron Bailey posts.

  • Jerry on the road||

    Rainer K. Reinscheid

    Associate Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Health Sciences
    Research Interests: molecular pharmacology, G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs), neurophysiology, psychiatric disorders

  • SIV||

    It isn't showing up? Are these comments moderated?

  • SIV||

    Now I see.