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Serial Killers, Part 4: White Supremacist Joseph Franklin

It was a deadly mix: a mentally troubled man from an abusive, broken home turned radical racist and then serial killer. His name was Joseph Paul Franklin, and he went on a horrific killing spree beginning in 1977 at the age of 27. Before his reign of murder ended in 1980, he took the lives of at least 15 men, women, and children in some 11 states.

Jan 14, 2014 11:30 AM

Serial Killers, Part 4: White Supremacist Joseph Franklin

Joseph Paul FranklinIt was a deadly mix: a mentally troubled man from an abusive, broken home turned radical racist and then serial killer.

His name was Joseph Paul Franklin, and he went on a horrific killing spree beginning in 1977 at the age of 27. Before his reign of murder ended in 1980, he took the lives of at least 15 men, women, and children in some 11 states. He also admitted shooting civil rights leader Vernon Jordan and paralyzing pornography publisher Larry Flynt.

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