“I am commenting that there may be mental health issues involved in this mass shooting. It led to two years of blockades and lies,” he said.
Constable Rachel McCraw and Constable Matthew Arnold were shot dead during a routine missing person investigation at 251 Waynes Street, Wieambilla in Queensland’s Darling Downs region on Monday afternoon.
Innocent neighbor Alan Dare was also killed in the attack, while Queensland Police Commissioner Katharine Carroll confirmed “numerous ammunition and weapons” were found at the address.
Police have since confirmed that Gareth and Nathaniel Train were killed in a shootout with special operations officers, as well as a third female suspect, who is Gareth Train’s wife, Stacey.
It has since been revealed that Gareth Train is a well-known conspiracy theorist who regularly posts on the Internet about his extreme views.
One of his associates told The Guardian that his foray into the world of conspiracy theories was relatively recent, with Mr Train insisting the 1996 Port Arthur massacre was a fake operation to “disarm the Australian people” and saying the government was working repeatedly. he did. training camps”.
“The re-education camps are at the end of the line. Tracking the rail system ensures no escape. Dissidents find themselves on the long black train,” he strangely posted under a 2021 article about QLD Rail’s surveillance capabilities, adding “beware the boogie monster”.
He also said he disliked the authorities, including the Queensland Emergency Response Team, and supported the doomsday-preparation movement.
Police attended the Queensland property on Monday afternoon out of concern for the welfare of Nathaniel Train.
He was last seen in Dubbo, NSW on December 16, 2021, but was in contact with his family until Sunday, October 9, 2022.
Nathaniel Train is a former school principal who, although he has not worked at a school in the state since August 2021, officially left NSW Department of Education employment in March this year.
Prior to this, he served as principal at a number of schools including Yorkeys Knob State School, Walgett Community College Primary School and Innisfail East State School.