Did a U.S. neo-Nazi group inspire the slaying of British MP Jo Cox?

June 17, 2016 12:46 PM

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Did a U.S. neo-Nazi group inspire the slaying of British MP Jo Cox?

One day before Tommy Mair became a suspect in a killing, his neighbor in the northern English town of Birstall talked to him for the last time. “We had a normal conversation,” Diana Peters recalled on Friday morning. Throughout the time she has known him, Mair seemed unhappy to her — but there were no indications he may be a supporter of neo-Nazi groups, she said.

But Mair's ties to one U.S. neo-Nazi organization were revealed Thursday night, when the Southern Poverty Law Center cross-referenced its records. “We found a number of mail orders going back decades with the once-premier American neo-Nazi group National Alliance (N.A.)," the anti-hatred nonprofit o...

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