OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - The suspect of Sunday’s deadly shootings at Jewish Community Center and Village Shalom has been identified.
According to the Johnson County Sheriff's website, 73-year-old Frazier Glenn Cross, Jr, from Aurora, Missouri. was booked into jail at 8:48 p.m. on Sunday evening. He was arrested at 1:28 p.m.
Cross also goes by the alias Frazier Glenn Miller. According to the Southern Poverty Law Center which keeps tabs on hate groups in America, Miller has a lengthy history as a white supremacist.
The center's website identifies Miller as a former leader of the Carolina KKK and the White Patriot Party. Both groups acted as paramilitary organizations in the 1980s.
The Southern Poverty Law Center sued Miller in 1985 for harassing African Americans. He came to an agreement with the group and went underground until 1987 when he served three years in federal jail for sending harassing white supremacist letters in the mail.
He also dabbled unsuccessfully in politics. He once tried to run for North Carolina governor. He also has sought office in Missouri.
Three people were killed in Sunday’s shooting, including Dr. William Lewis Corporon and Reat Griffin Underwood (Losen). The third victim has not been identified.
He is currently in custody of the Johnson County Detention Center, booked on premeditated murder in the first degree.