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August 1, 2013

Suspected Killer Of Sex Offender Published Book Advocating Killing Sex Offenders

Jeremy Moody, the racist skinhead charged along with his wife, Christine Moody, in the murder of a registered sex offender and his wife in Jonesville, South Carolina, on July 21, previously published a book in which he called for the killing of sex offenders.jeremy-moody-book-post

Moody’s 85-page self-published book, Yesterday, Today & Forever, is in most respects a typical white supremacist screed. Its title was borrowed from the name of an album from the Florida-based Oi! band Children of the Reich. 

The book, which Moody claimed “will live on through the ages,” includes sections that deny the Holocaust, that claim whites are more intelligent than non-whites, that engage in 9-11 conspiracy theories, that rail against homosexuality, and that elaborate on Moody’s Christian Identity beliefs.  Christian Identity is a racist and anti-Semitic religious sect that claims that white people are descended from the Lost Tribes of Israel; Moody writes about a future time when “God’s chosen White Adamic men and women” will “attack…Zionist and negro whores.”

But Moody also includes content on another subject, what he terms “the lowest of all the species.”  That subject is “child molesters.”  Indeed, Moody goes so far as to include a special section entitled “Child Abuser (I Seek Your Death).”    He admitted that “this topic does not flow with the overall theme of this book,” but explained that “it’s a topic that I’m passionate about just the same.” 

After taking some time to recite alleged statistics about child abuse in the United States, and asserting that “it is not possible to rehabilitate a child molester,” Moody gets to his proposed “solution” to the problem of sex offenders.  “The only cure for child abusers and molesters,” he proclaims, “is to have every member of their immediate family killed.”  Moody’s rationale for killing not only sex offenders but their families as well is that “these nefarious crimes and people should not be allowed to procreate.”  By destroying the family, asserts Moody, “you purify the bloodline.”  This is the only way, Moody writes, that sex offenders or their families cannot ever hurt children again. 

Anticipating criticism, Moody claimed that his suggestion was not “immature.”  Rather, he wrote, “I think it’s the only answer, and if you don’t agree, then you too should be destroyed.”

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July 26, 2013

Racist Skinhead Couple Arrested For South Carolina Double Homicide

Deputies from the Union County, South Carolina, Sheriff’s Office arrested racist skinheads Jeremy Lee Moody, 30, and Christine Moody, 36, for the alleged murder of a local couple, one of whom was a registered sex offender, on July 21. 

Deputies had found the victims’ bodies two days earlier.  One victim, Charles Parker, the registered sex offender, had gunshot wounds to the neck and chest; his wife Gretchen had a gunshot wound to her chest.  The bodies also had multiple stab wounds.jeremy-and-christine-moody

Law enforcement officials characterized Jeremy Moody as a possible vigilante, reporting that he had told them he had gone to the Parker residence because Charles Parker was a registered sex offender (the names and addresses of registered sex offenders are easily accessible on the Internet).  Jeremy Moody reportedly had intended to kill another sex offender on the day of his arrest. 

Both Moodys had been white supremacists for some time; Moody claimed earlier in 2013 that he had been a skinhead for 16 years.  He sports numerous white supremacist tattoos.  The Anti-Defamation League first became aware of Jeremy Moody in 2010.  At that time, Moody identified himself as a member of Crew 38, a “support group” for the Hammerskins, a large and violent racist skinhead group. 

Around this time, Jeremy Moody also penned an 85-page self-published screed, Yesterday, Today and Forever, explicating his bigoted views about Jews, blacks, homosexuals and others.  Moody sold copies of the book for the symbolically important amount of $14.88 (“14” is a reference to the white supremacist slogan known as the “14 Words,” while “88” is white supremacist code for “Heil Hitler”).

Both he and his wife Christine frequently adopted the last name of “Mengele” in their on-line postings; Josef Mengele was the infamous Nazi doctor who performed medical experiments at Auschwitz.  Both Moodys had a history of making racist comments that often resulted in the subsequent deletion of on-line profiles they had created.  In comments on a Facebook profile, they also both expressed a love of the popular television show Dexter, about a serial killer who engages in vigilante-style killings of other murderers.

In early June 2013, the Moodys joined a new racist skinhead group, Die Auserwahlten Skins, created by a disenchanted member of another white supremacist group, the Aryan Terror Brigade, in early 2013.  As of January 2013, the group claimed some 25-30 members around the country. 

The Moodys expressed interest in creating a South Carolina branch of the Auserwalhten Skins.  Christine Moody took on the role of a recruiter for the group, though she complained in late June that it was hard to find recruits “when all the white bitches down here have fu–ed ni—rs and the men are all a bunch of drug addicts.”  Ironically, both Moodys were arrested in 2012 on narcotics distribution charges.

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August 8, 2012

Girlfriend of Suspected Sikh Temple Shooter Arrested

On Tuesday, authorities investigating the Wisconsin Sikh Temple shooting arrested the former girlfriend of Wade Page, the suspected shooter, on a weapons charge. Misty Cook (whose formal name may be Brenda Misty Cook), 31, was charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm after police allegedly found a weapon in the house she shared with Page.

Misty Cook (on right) with Volksfront members, circa 2007-2008

According to court records, Cook had a felony conviction in 2005 for fleeing and eluding police in Milwaukee County. She received a sentence of 18 months’ probation and served 97 days in jail. Cook was not involved in the deadly shooting, but like Page, was a white supremacist.

Cook’s connections to the white supremacist movement date back a number of years. According to a posting she made on April 18, 2012, to an on-line forum for supporters of the Hammerskins, a racist skinhead group, she “heard Pastor Butler speak 8 years ago and it was very inspiring.”  “Pastor Butler” is Richard Butler, the deceased founder of the notorious neo-Nazi group Aryan Nations. 

In the mid-2000s, Cook had a strong association with the hardcore white supremacist group Volksfront, which has a presence in the Chicago area, where she lived at the time. A Volksfront spokesperson even admitted to the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel that she had dated several Volksfront members. However, for unknown reasons, she broke with that group around 2008.

By 2009, she had become an active supporter of the Hammerskins, joining Crew 38. Like other hardcore racist skinhead groups, the Hammerskins do not allow women to become members.  Crew 38 (the 38 stands for “Crossed Hammers”) is a “support group” they started for women, hangers-on, and people who wished to become Hammerskins someday.

Cook posted frequently to the Crew 38 site, authoring over 850 messages in a three-year period. In many postings, Cook expressed support for the Hammerskins, stating in one post, for example, “I have a lot of respect for what the Hammers do. I just tend to enjoy brothers who are local and I see them all the time.” On her screen avatar for that forum, she identifies herself as “Crew38 Wisconsin.”

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