Slain Mis­souri KKK leader’s wife, step­son charged

Cape Breton Post - - WORLD -

LEAD­WOOD, Mo. — The wife and step­son of a Ku Klux Klan leader found fa­tally shot next to a river in eastern Mis­souri have been charged in his death. Malissa Ann An­cona, 44, and her 24-year-old son, Paul Ed­ward Jinker­son Jr., were charged Mon­day with first-de­gree mur­der, tam­per­ing with phys­i­cal ev­i­dence and aban­don­ment of a corpse in the death of Frank An­cona. Both are jailed with­out bond and do not have listed at­tor­neys. A prob­a­ble cause state­ment al­leges that An­cona, 51, was fa­tally shot in his sleep on Thurs­day at his home in Lead­wood, Mis­souri, about 70 miles south of St. Louis. St. Fran­cois County Sher­iff’s Depart­ment de­tec­tive Matt Wam­pler wrote that af­ter the shoot­ing, An­cona’s body was taken in Jinker­son’s ve­hi­cle to an area near Bel­grade, Mis­souri, about 20 miles from Lead­wood. A fam­ily that was fish­ing in the Big River found the body Satur­day. An au­topsy con­ducted Sun­day re­vealed that An­cona died of a gun­shot to the head. An­cona called him­self an im­pe­rial wiz­ard with the Tra­di­tion­al­ist Amer­i­can Knights of the Ku Klux Klan.

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