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Lawyer Roy Den Hollander who ‘killed judge’s son is linked to shooting of rival men’s rights attorney’

THE lawyer suspected of killing a federal judge’s son in a brutal doorstep ambush has been linked to another murder in a different state.

Roy Den Hollander, 72, was disguised as a FedEx delivery driver when he shot Esther Salas’ son Daniel Anderl, 20, through the heart at his family home in New Jersey on Sunday, an FBI spokesperson told The Sun.

Roy Den Hollander was disguised as a FedEx delivery driver  when he shot dead a judge's son

Roy Den Hollander was disguised as a FedEx delivery driver  when he shot dead a judge’s son

Salas’ husband Mark Anderl, 63, was also wounded in the North Brunswick attack before the gunman drove to Sullivan County and turned the weapon on himself.

In a shocking twist, the FBI today confirmed that they also have evidence linking the murder of Marc Angelucci in California to Den Hollander.

“As the FBI continues the investigation into the attack at the home of US District Court Judge Esther Salas, we are now engaged with the San Bernardino CA Sheriff’s Office and have evidence linking the murder of Marc Angelucci to FBI Newark subject Roy Den Hollander,” a statement posted on Twitter read.

California authorities earlier revealed an investigation had been launched into the death of the prominent men’s rights attorney who was fatally shot at his home on July 11.

Judge Esther Salas

Rutgers University
Judge Esther Salas’ son was killed and her husband was critically injured after Roy Den Hollander opened fire at her home on Sunday

Men's rights lawyer Marc Angelucci was shot dead over the weekend

Men’s rights lawyer Marc Angelucci was shot dead over the weekend

County deputies responded to reports of a shooting on Glenwood Drive in Cedarpines Park and found Marc Angelucci “unresponsive and suffering from apparent gunshot wounds,” according to a statement from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department.

The 52-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene.

The suspect was described as an unknown male, and the motive was not known, the sheriff’s department said at the time.

Angelucci founded the Los Angeles chapter of the National Coalition for Men, a controversial group that describes itself as “a nonprofit organization that raises awareness about the ways sex discrimination affects men and boys.”

The NCFM said he was shot and killed in front of his home.

NCFM president Harry Crouch that Den Hollander had once been on the organization’s board but was removed after threatening Crouch.

Salas is seen here during a conference at Rutgers Law School in Newark

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Salas is seen here during a conference at Rutgers Law School in Newark

According to the NY Post, a lawyer warned the New York state court system more than a decade ago about Den Hollander, pleading that the unhinged attorney be forced to go through a metal detector before entering court because he was such a danger.

“Hollander always had a very thinly-under-the-surface kind of a smoldering,” attorney Paul Steinberg told The Post.

“Kind of this violence, just below the surface.

“My concern was he was going to bring in a gun and shoot a female judge.”

Paul Elam, a friend of Angelucci’s and fellow men’s rights activist, said Den Hollander “had a motive to kill”.

“He was furious,” Elam said in a live video posted on social media this week.

According to Elam, Den Hollander harbored a grudge against Angelucci for years because they both represented cases that contested the selective service registration only applying to men, saying it was discriminatory.

“Roy was furious and beyond words furious, absolutely enraged that (the National Coalition for Men) and Marc Angelucci were getting into the selective service case. He viewed that as something proprietary for him,” Elam continued. “He saw Marc’s work in that respect as an intrusion into his space. He was more than angry about it, he was livid.”

Mark Anderl

Anderl & Oakley, P.C.
Salas’ husband, Mark, a 63-year-old criminal defense attorney, was shot and remains critically injured

In more than 2,000 pages of often misogynistic, racist writings published online, Den Hollander — a men’s rights attorney and self-professed Trump volunteer — claimed that he was terminally ill with cancer.

“Death’s hand is on my left shoulder… nothing in this life matters anymore,” he wrote.

“Mother Nature, as females usually do, tricked me.”

The book’s dedication states: “To Mother: May she burn in Hell.”

In the rambling manifesto he wrote this year, Den Hollander slammed Salas, 51, who was presiding over a lawsuit he filed in 2015, regarding a woman who wanted to register for the men-only military draft.

He said his condition worsened when he was “preparing for oral argument in a federal case before a lazy and incompetent Latina judge appointed by Obama.”

Salas, seated in Newark, was nominated by President Barack Obama and confirmed in 2011.

He earlier referred to Salas as “this hot Latina Judge in the US District Court for New Jersey whom Obama had appointed.

“At first, I wanted to ask the Judge out, but thought she might hold me in contempt,” he wrote.

“But what really annoyed me was the time consumed to deal with this doom,” he continued of his cancer.

“I had things to do to balance the accounts, but time was now rapidly running out.”

He revealed his “primary objective was not survival but to stay functional long enough to wrap-up my affairs.”

“As a former weight-lifting champion in Florida once said, ‘Cancer knocks you down, but chemo [now immuno] finishes you off’,” Den Hollander wrote.

“I wasn’t going that route.

“It was my car and I was the one holding the keys.”

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Den Hollander said “the most virulent form of cancer (was) march(ing) toward my brain” and described feeling “like an infected earthling in the movie Alien.”

“Just before Christmas (2018), I chose to die sooner (rather than later) — seemed a fitting present for that time of year,” he said.

When discussing his treatment options with health professionals, Den Hollander said he “emphasized that my interest was not to maximize my existence but maintain my functionality for one, maybe two years, since I had things to do.”

The accused killer called the judge an “affirmative action” case who affiliated with those who wanted “to convince America that whites, especially white males, were barbarians, and all those of a darker skin complexion were victims.”

Den Hollander also described Salas as being the product of “the usual effort to blame a man and turn someone into super girl” because she was reportedly abandoned by her father as a child.

“The only problem with a life lived too long under Feminazi rule is that a man ends up with so many enemies he can’t even the score with all of them,” he wrote.

“But law school and the media taught me how to prioritize.”


The brutal attack came days after the federal judge was assigned a case linked to late pedophile financier Jeffrey Epstein.

According to court documents, Deutsche Bank is accused of misleading investors “about anti-money-laundering deficiencies,” including failing to properly monitor high-risk customers, including Epstein.

Salas’ husband Mark remains in hospital and is in critical condition after being shot several times when he opened the door to the killer.

Her son Daniel was set to be heading back shortly to the Catholic University of America in Washington, DC, where he was named to the Dean’s List this spring.

Salas was reportedly in the basement and ran upstairs during the shooting on Sunday, but was not injured.

Neighbor Wenfeng Zhang, 44, who lives directly across from the Salas home told The Sun on Monday he locked eyes with the suspect moments after he carried out the shooting but didn’t realize at the time what had just happened.

“He looked at me and I looked at him when he was walking from the house to his car,” Zhang said.

“Then he walked calmly up to his car and drove away.

“He looked normal. Not in a rush or anything. I thought he just delivered something.”

As the suspect left, Zhang told The Sun he saw Salas’ husband sitting on the front porch and making a phone call.

“I didn’t realize he’d been shot,” he said.

“He didn’t ask for help. I didn’t know he needed help.”

Zhang said he became suspicious when he then drove out of the street and saw police cars racing towards the neighborhood.

“I rang my wife who was still at home and she told me they were across the street and the whole road was being blocked off,” he said.

Zhang’s wife, Jenny Wang, told The Sun she heard gunshots and a scream outside her home around 5pm on Sunday.

“I thought it was fireworks, they just went bang, bang, bang.

“I heard three or four shots.”