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Investigator testifies suspect searched more than 1,000 web pages on porn, guns, massacres

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TOWNVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) -

There are more than 1,500 web pages and messages from a suspected killer's phone and Instagram account. The teenager is accused of killing his father at their home, and 6-year-old Jacob Hall at Townville Elementary School on Sept. 28, 2016.

"Some of the things we were looking for were 'gun,' 'safe,' 'kill,' 'kids,' 'Townville,' 'school,' 'murder,'" said Det. McKindra Bibb.

Bibb is a digital forensics investigator with the Anderson County Sheriff's Office. She analyzed those messages and says the suspect searched for information on the Columbine massacre.

Bibb: "Weapons used during the shootings at Columbine High School. 
Prosecutor: How about line 462?
Bibb: "'Did any people die at Columbine from pipe bombs?' Google Search."

She says she looked at the suspect's digital footprint. One of the many message referred to police response time to Townville Elementary. 

"'It takes them 15 minutes get here then about an hour to breach- XD- weaklings.' That's a smiley face laughing so hard your eye are shut," Bibb said.

The prosecutor read another message from the suspect's account. 

"'I'll probably dance, something in the halls once I'm done XD"- It's a smiley face," the prosecutor said.

The detective says the suspect also took a picture of a .40 caliber pistol and searched porn sites, as well as other mass shootings - including victims of Newtown. The detective says she found numerous searches about the Columbine shooters. 

"The basement tapes are the tapes that Dylan Klebold and Eric Harris made prior to the Columbine shooting and includes the footage from the security videos," Bibb said.

She says the suspect also found a documentary about Columbine and often used the handle KMFDM, which is the name of a German rock band the Columbine shooters often referred to. 

"Put in 'KMFDM' and 'Big Bird the school shooter 1999,' which was the year of Columbine," Bibb said.

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