He was apparently known to be active on the internet, expressing extremist Islamophobic views on forums, criticizing immigration policies.
He recently claimed that politics today was not about socialism vs. capitalism but nationalism vs. internationalism. He argued on a Swedish news website that the media were not critical enough about Islam claiming that Geert Wilders‘ Party for Freedom in the Netherlands was the only “true” party of conservatives. Which lends the lie to Wilders claim not to engender hatred.
He claimed socialism broke down traditions, culture, national identity and other social structures making society weak and confused.
Reuters reporting now indicate 80 plus dead
That killer was caught alive implies sociopath as he wants his moment of fame.