As the manhunt for accused gunman Christopher Dorner continued, on Thursday evening "Piers Morgan Tonight" welcomed Dr. Xavier Amador to the program, inviting the the founder and director of the LEAP Institute to share his expert insight and perspective on the mind of an individual said to have targeted and killed three people related to the police force in California:
"It's vindication," said Amador regarding Dorner's motive behind the killings. "He accuses the LAPD of taking away his naval career, his relationship with his mother, with his sister, of ruining his life. It's psychotic thinking."
Talking live with Piers Morgan via Skype, the author and psychologist offered further analysis of the dynamic between the police force, and the man for whom they're searching:
"The LAPD are hunting him down," continued Amador. "They're his target. And the LAPD are, you know, understandably concerned not only for public's safety, but their own safety. They've been singled out."
Meanwhile, on the heels of the dramatic FBI rescue from earlier in the week, during which a six-year-old boy was rescued from a kidnapper, on Thursday the host called upon Terry Probyn to provide some context.
The mother of Jaycee Dugard, the 11-year-old who'd been abducted and held prisoner by a convicted sex offender for 18 years, Probyn spoke of the recovery facing a family who's child is a victim of abduction:
Since emerging from captivity in 2009, Probyn says Dugard and the rest of her family has been recovering through the help of "family" and a "trusted source to help the healing process."
Offering one final bit of advice based upon her own experience, the guest added:
"I just say take your time. Do the healing process and rely on trusted support such as the national center."
Watch the clip and listen to the interviews as Amador takes viewers inside the mind of the LA gunman, while Probyn tells Morgan, "I share that mother's [Ethan's] joy. I share her heartache."
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