A manifesto left by the suspected gunman who killed six people in a shooting rampage in Santa Barbara, shows the extent of "how disturbed [Elliot] Rodger was", the sheriff's office said.
However, he added that the meeting Rodgers had with authorities did not meet the criteria for him to be held for further psychiatric examination.
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