Robert L. Dear poses for a mugshot photo after he was was arrested following a deadly attack at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs, Colo., on Nov. 27, 2015.
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December 1, 2015 4:45 PM EST

The man who allegedly shot and killed three people at a Planned Parenthood in Colorado had been previously accused of raping a woman and beating his wife, according to a report.

Robert Lewis Dear claimed to be religious but frequently sinned, the New York Times reported Tuesday, citing sources who painted him as “deeply disturbed” and occasionally violent.

The 57-year-old North Carolina native is being held without bond on suspicion of first-degree murder for last week’s shooting rampage at a Colorado Springs clinic.

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