04/24/2014 01:09 pm ET Updated Apr 24, 2014

Ex-KKK Leader Was Given a New Identity Years Before Shooting

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Frazier Glenn Cross, the man accused of murder in the shootings of three people outside Jewish facilities in Kansas last week was, for all practical purposes, born at the age of 49.

The federal government gave him that name when he was released from prison in 1990, along with a new social security number and a new place to live, not far from the Missouri River in western Iowa.

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