Published On: Tue, Aug 25th, 2015

Former KKK member told he can’t use hatred of Jews as murder defence

'If I can't explain why I did it then I have no chance of being found not guilty, ' Frazier Glenn Cross responded

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A judge warned a Missouri white supremacist, accused of murdering three people outside two Kansas City-area Jewish centres, not to speak about his hatred of Jews in the opening statement of his trial on Monday.

Frazier Glenn Cross, 74, a former senior member of the Ku Klux Klan, is representing himself in the capital murder case and sought to explain to jurors the multiple reasons he hates Jewish people.

“If I can’t explain why I did it then I have no chance of being found not guilty, ” Cross told Johnson County District Court Judge Thomas Kelly Ryan after Ryan halted Cross’ opening statement and ordered jurors to leave the courtroom.

Read the full story at Toronto Sun by, KEVIN MURPHY, REUTERS

 

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