Posted: Oct 30, 2012 7:17 PM by Michael Marsh
Updated: Oct 30, 2012 7:17 PM
Source: Associated Press
A 12 year old boy in California is on trial for murdering his father who was a neo-Nazi leader and shot point-blank as he slept. A prosecutor in Riverside County says the boy wanted to kill Jeff Hall because of a history of domestic violence. He dismissed the boy's lawyers contentions the then ten-year-old's penchant for violence was caused by his father's beliefs.The boy's lawyer says the youngster grew up in an abusive and violent environment that led him to believe that killing was the answer to one's safety. The boy is not identified because of his age.