12-Year-Old Convicted for Murder of Neo-Nazi Dad
Jeff Hall's hate group affiliation not a motive
By Kevin Spak, Newser User
Posted Jan 14, 2013 12:21 PM CST
In this Oct. 22, 2010 file photo, Jeff Hall, who was killed by his son, holds a Neo Nazi flag while standing at Sycamore Highlands Park near his home in Riverside, Calif.   (AP Photo/Sandy Huffaker, File)

(Newser) – A California judge today found a 12-year-old boy guilty of second-degree murder in the killing of his father, who was a leader in the neo-Nazi movement. The boy, who isn't being named due to his age, shot his father, 32-year-old Jeff Hall, in the head when he was 10. He'll be sentenced on Feb. 15, and faces up to 11 years in juvenile detention, the Press-Enterprise reports. He was tried as a juvenile.

Prosecutors argued that the killing was cold and premeditated—the boy's sister testified that he told her he intended to kill Hall days before he did so. The defense initially entered a not guilty by reason of insanity plea, but later withdrew it, arguing that the boy had been abused, and raised in a violent home where killing was deemed acceptable. Both sides agreed his father's National Socialist Movement ties weren't a motivating factor. Instead, the boy said he was mad at Hall for spanking and kicking him, and worried he'd leave the family for another woman, separating him from his stepmother.

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Disciple_of_Jesus
Jan 16, 2013 12:43 PM CST
Notice the 4 pointed star of Arianism from Hitler's boys. It's a star with the Cathoics. Hitler was a devout Catholic and Cardinals were everywhere; in his staff and gestapo. The SS was full of Catholic Cardinals. I have a number of WWII photo showing them together and giving the Hitler salute. Now, the gubbers are mostly Cataholics it appears. Even the bum Nuke Gunrich....... switched to catholics and satanism joining the Bohemianism Club. Yeah; it's a weird world. The Jesuits were instrumental in overthrowing the founding fathers government: Layfayette said: "It is my opinion that if the liberties of this country - the United States - are destroyed, it will be by the subtlety of the Roman Catholic Jesuit priests, for they are the most crafty, dangerous enemies to civil and religious liberty. They have instigated most of the wars in Europe". John Adams said: "I have long been decided in opinion that a free government and the Roman Catholick religion can never exist together in any nation or Country. Liberty and Popery cannot live together". "I do not like the late Resurrection of the Jesuits. They have a General, now in Russia, in correspondence with jesuits in the U.S. who are more numerous than everybody knows. Shall We not have Swarms of them here? In as many shapes and disguises as ever ... In the shape of printers, Editors, Writers, School masters, etc. If ever any Congregation of men could merit, eternal Perdition on Earth and in Hell ... it is this Company of Loyola". Abraham Lincoln said: "I see a very dark cloud on America’s horizon, and that dark cloud is coming from Rome".
justmy2cents
Jan 15, 2013 8:08 PM CST
What a mixed up, messed up world...
JT119
Jan 15, 2013 1:33 PM CST
I personally think they should have given the kid the congressional medal of honor, for ridding the earth of that peice of crap that went around spreading hate