2 family members charged in killing of Missouri KKK leader
A man who identified himself as a leader in a Ku Klux Klan-affiliated group has been found dead by a family who’d gone fishing in a Missouri river. Frank Ancona’s body was found in the Big River near Belgrade, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office announced. The 51-year-old identified himself as the Imperial Wizard of the Traditional American Knights. He appeared on the group’s website wearing the white hood and garb of the KKK while standing in front of a burning cross.
Updated Monday, Feb. 13, 2017, 5:12 p.m. EST
Malissa Ancona, wife of Frank Ancona, and Paul Edward Jinkerson Jr., stepson of Frank Ancona, have been charged with first-degree murder in his death.
They have both been charged with “abandonment of a corpse, first-degree murder and tampering with physical evidence,”