FBI releases Israel Keyes' suicide note

[image] Israel Keyes

The man who police say killed Essex couple Bill and Lorraine Currier killed himself in prison. Wednesday, we got a look at his suicide note.

Two months after Israel Keyes slit his wrist and hung himself in his Alaska jail cell, we got a chilling glimpse into the mind of the confessed serial killer. The FBI released his four-page, handwritten suicide note. The cursive ramblings on the yellow legal pad are tough to decipher.

Back in December, the note was discovered beneath Keyes' body, soaked in blood. A lab in Quantico, Va., was able to restore it. The legible lines mirror morbid poetry about death, deception and the downfall of American culture. Toward the end, Keyes wrote, "Talk is over. Words are flacid (sic) and weak. Back it with action or it all comes off cheap."

The FBI declined to translate the meaning of the note, but said it did not contain hidden messages or offer insight into the identities of other possible victims.

Click here to read the suicide note.

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