According to Allem, the suspect "would try to manipulate" Kuhn-Fricker's daughter into hating her parents and told her that their "control over her is not warranted."He also made jokes and "references towards violence" against her parents, but "never acted on it until now," Allem told Buzz Feed News."All I know is he didn't like them very much," she said.
"And he felt they were getting in the way." A close relative of the suspect, who was not identified, reportedly told News4 on Wednesday that the teen struggled with mental illness, but that the family did not know about reports of his Nazi beliefs.
Buzz Feed News's calls to the suspects' parents went unanswered.
In an interview with WJLA, Janet Kuhn said the parents kept a "tight eye" on their daughter and "disapproved of all the time she was spending with him ...
It wasn't until four years ago, when the two watched a TV special on transgender teen activist Jazz Jennings, that everything became clear.“I said, ‘Wow, I’m just like her.
I'm a girl trapped in a boy's body’,” Corey admitted.
The slain couple's friends and family members believe that they were killed following their attempts to end their daughter's relationship with the teen after discovering his alleged Nazi and white supremacist messages on his social media accounts, the Washington Post reported in an article that has been shared around the internet.