Hatred in the Heartland

By Jay Gray

Published 04/14 2014 10:36AM

Updated 04/14 2014 10:41AM

(NBC News) The person of interest in custody for the killing of three people at two Jewish centers in Overland Park, Kansas is a former Ku Klux Klan leader with a history of antisemitism and racism, law enforcement officials said.

Frazier Glenn Cross, Jr., 73, is suspected of fatally shooting a 14-year-old Eagle Scout and his grandfather in the parking lot at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City campus in Overland Park then gunning down a woman at Village Shalom, a retirement community that is several blocks away from the center, law enforcement officials said.

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