California rampage shows gaps in mental health law; 'No one was connecting the dots'

  • by: MICHAEL R. BLOOD , Associated Press
  • Updated: May 29, 2014 - 12:31 PM

LOS ANGELES — Elliot Rodger's murderous rampage near Santa Barbara has tragically exposed the limitations of involuntary-commitment laws that allow authorities to temporarily confine people who are deemed a danger to themselves or others.

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