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Day in Court
By Steve Handelsman
(NBC News)The former Ku Klux Klan leader accused of shooting three people to death at two Jewish Centers in Johnson County, Kansas made his first court appearance Tuesday.
Frazier Glenn Cross appeared in court by video from the jail and stood looking into the video camera with his arms crossed in front for the majority of his appearance.
Cross didn't say much, only telling the judge he didn't have any money for an attorney.
He has been charged with one count of capital murder in the deaths of 69-year-old William Corporon and his 14-year-old grandson, Reat Underwood, and with one count of premeditated murder in the death of 53-year-old Terri Lamanno.
State prosecutors have not said yet whether they will seek the death penalty, but have the option to do so because the grandfather and grandson were killed in one attack at the Jewish community center.
"I don't take that decision lightly, and that decision will be made after we get all the facts and evidence of this case," said Johnson County District Attorney Steve Howe