Suspected killer of British lawmaker Jo Cox had ties to U.S.-based neo-Nazi group, watchdog says

June 17, 2016 8:13 AM

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Suspected killer of British lawmaker Jo Cox had ties to U.S.-based neo-Nazi group, watchdog says

LONDON — The man detained by police in connection with the killing of a rising star of British politics had longstanding ties to a U.S.-based neo-Nazi organization and had ordered a how-to guide for assembling a homemade gun, according to a watchdog group that tracks extremist behavior.

The revelation came as police on Friday continued to investigate the motive behind the killing of the British lawmaker, Jo Cox, who was stabbed and shot midday Thursday in an attack that stunned the nation and led to a suspension of the European Union referendum campaign just a week before the vote....

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