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Wife says she fatally shot Missouri KKK leader, not her son

AP  |  Farmington (US) 

The wife of a slain Missouri says she, not her son, pulled the trigger.

The Post-Dispatch reports that and her son, Paul Edward Jinkerson Jr, face first-degree murder charges in the February 2017 death of , who called himself an "imperial wizard" of the

Ancona last year agreed to testify against her son, whom she originally blamed in the shooting.

But in a September 26 letter to Horn, said: "He did not pull the trigger (I DID)." The next hearing in Ancona's case is set for April. Jinkerson's trial starts in May.

Frank Ancona's body was found dumped beside the close to Belgrade, 110 kilometers south of

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First Published: Thu, November 08 2018. 21:50 IST