Boy, 10, Charged With Murdering Neo-Nazi Dad
California youth allegedly shot father
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted May 4, 2011 5:46 PM CDT
In this file photo from last year, Jeff Hall holds a neo-Nazi flag near his home in Riverside, Calif.   (AP Photo/Sandy Huffaker)

(Newser) – A 10-year-old boy was charged today with murdering his neo-Nazi father in the family's Southern California home. Riverside County prosecutors decided to charge the boy with murder after reviewing the facts surrounding the Sunday shooting of Jeff Hall, a 32-year-old plumber who had carried a swastika flag and led rallies outside a local synagogue and day labor site. Prosecutors declined to provide additional details until the boy enters a plea. Authorities believe the shooting was intentional but declined to comment on a motive, except to say they do not believe Hall's neo-Nazi affiliation played a role.

"To say it's unheard of is not hyberbole in this case," said a deputy district attorney, referring to the boy's age. "This is extremely rare. It is almost unheard of." The small, blonde-haired boy appeared in juvenile court in Riverside in handcuffs, but his detention hearing was delayed to May 18. The child did not enter a plea and remains in juvenile hall. After the hearing, he requested a visit with his step-mother and grandmother.

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Kookey90
May 6, 2011 12:52 AM CDT
Hmm, well let’s see; teaching his son how to hate. If this is the case I assume the boy’s dad would be proud of his son; if he were still alive.
793tango
May 5, 2011 3:04 PM CDT
This is a perfect example of hate breeding hate. Reminds me of a remark I heard many years ago about drug dealers shooting eachother.....something about shooting into occupied clothing....
Fascist_Jack
May 5, 2011 1:00 AM CDT
One thing I have noticed about White Liberals is that they never doubt whether or not a person is White on the message boards due to his beliefs, no matter what those beliefs maybe. However, White Liberals don't give intellectual freedom to Black posters. If you're Black, you have to think a certain way or else you're a White guy simply posing as a Black person. I get this form of racism from White Liberals all the time.