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White Supremacist With Ties To The East In Court On Fatal Kansas Shootings

The man accused in the deadly Jewish campus shootings in Overland Park, Kansas - now faces a November court date.

Frazier Glenn Cross, also known as Glenn Miller, was in court for less than five minutes Thursday.

A judge set his preliminary hearing to cover three days - from November twelfth through the fourteenth.

Bond is set at ten million dollars.

Earlier this week prosecutors added more charges against Miller for opening fire at the Jewish Community Center and nearby retirement complex.

The 73-year-old white supremacist had rallies for the Ku Klux Klan in Onslow County back in the 1980's and also ran for governor here.

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The 73-year-old white supremacist now charged with three murders outside a Jewish community center and retirement complex in Kansas had rallies for the Ku Klux Klan right here in the east back in the 1980's and also ran for governor here.

Glenn Cross, the man now charged in those Kansas murders, is the same man Jacksonville Mayor Sammy Phillips remembers organizing a small KKK rally in Onslow County.

Phillips was a police officer then, and was keeping an eye on the man known then as Glenn Miller, who organized a rally on Dawson Cabin road off Highway 17 at a junkyard.

Phillips says, "It was sparsely attended, but he was a person of interest that had come into our community so he at that time did bear some scrutiny on the part of the police department."

A reporter who was at that rally for a local newspaper says Miller's name was changed to Cross as part of the witness protection program after he testified against other Klan leaders in 1988.

Phillips says, "I thought he had just dropped off the face of the earth since I hadn't heard from him, but all of a sudden he pops up like this."

In 1987, Cross was the target of a nationwide manhunt for violating terms of his bond while appealing a North Carolina conviction for operating a paramilitary camp.

The victims killed this weekend were not Jewish. They were Christian. Investigators say the location is evidence enough to charge Cross with hate crimes.

The 73-year-old is being held on $10 million bond and his next court appearance is scheduled for April 24.


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