RIVERSIDE (AP) — A 10-year-old Southern California boy is due to appear in court on charges that he murdered his white supremacist father.
The blonde-haired boy who was being raised by his father and stepmother is expected to appear in juvenile court in Riverside on Wednesday.READ MORE: 29-Year-Old Mesa Verde Man Faces Felony Arson Charges
Authorities say the boy shot 32-year-old Jeff Hall with a handgun early Sunday morning May 1.
Authorities believe the shooting was intentional, but declined to comment on a motive.READ MORE: Childcare Crisis: Pandemic Closures Cause Economic Ripple Effect
Hall was widely known as a regional leader of the National Socialist Movement who led rallies at a day labor site and synagogue. He lost a bid last year for a local water board that worried many residents of the suburbs east of Los Angeles.
The boy’s attorney has said he is considering an insanity defense.MORE NEWS: Teenager Struck By Vehicle In Seal Beach
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