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

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

OLATHE, KS - APRIL 24:  Frazier Glenn Cross, also known as Frazier Glenn Miller, sits with his defense team after being wheel
OLATHE, KS - APRIL 24: Frazier Glenn Cross, also known as Frazier Glenn Miller, sits with his defense team after being wheeled into a Johnson County courtroom for a scheduling session April 24, 2014, in Olathe, Kanas. Miller is charged in killing two people at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City and one person at Village Shalom Retirement Community, in Overland Park, Kanas. (Photo by John Sleezer-Pool/Getty Images)

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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