Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Suspect in Holocaust Museum shooting dies

You are looking at a man who has just died in the hospital because he was shot by police. Why you ask? This man's name is James Von Brunn, and he is accused of murder. James shot a six year veteran security guard at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. This man was said to be "just sick." James Von Brunn was a white supremacist who was a known Holocaust denier who created an anti-Semitic website called, "The Holy Western Empire." Von Brunn was transferred from U.S. Bureau of Prisons to a disclosed hospital there he was undergoing mental competency test in a Prison in North Carolina. Von Brunn was from Annapolis, Maryland, he was faced with seven count indictment in June 10 attack. Four of the counts could have made him eligible for the death penalty. He also charged with gun violations and hate crimes. Von Brunn repeatedly claimed during his trial that "The Diary of Anne Frank" was a hoax. The museum shooting occurred on a day they museum was to stage a play based on Anne Frank and two days before what would have been her 80th birthday. Investigators also found a notebook in the suspects car listing other locations in Washington, a federal told CNN. It was unclear what purpose the list served. The man who was killed was forty years old and his name was John. He was from Temple Hills, Maryland and had been providing security at the Museum since 2002.
In my opinion this should absolutely not be allowed. I don't understand how someone could just walk into an important or any kind of museum with a gun. There should have been more security obviously if someone could just do that. As for him saying that "The Diary of Anne Frank" is a hoax I think that's absolute bologna. If he's saying that's a hoax it seems to me he's saying that the Holocaust didn't happen either, but it did it's a major part of history. It's also something that Germany isn't proud of I'm assuming.

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