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State prosecutors file murder charges against white supremacist accused in Kansas City shootings

William Lewis Corporon, 69, and grandson Reat Griffin Underwood, 14.  Photo Credit: Corporon family William Lewis Corporon, 69, and grandson Reat Griffin Underwood, 14. Photo Credit: Corporon family
Updated April 15 at 11:15 a.m.:  Kansas prosecutors have filed state-level murder charges against the white supremacist accused in the shootings that left three people dead at two Jewish Community sites in suburban Kansas City.

Frazier Glenn Cross is now charged with capital murder for the deaths of 14-year-old Reat Griffin Underwood (Losen) and his grandfather, Dr. William Lewis Corporon, who were shot outside the Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City.

Cross also faces a murder charge in the death of a woman who was gunned down while visiting her mother at a nearby retirement complex.

Federal prosecutors say they are pursuing a hate-crimes case against Cross.



Posted at April 14, 2014 at 1:54 p.m.
:  Via Christi Health has confirmed that a man killed in a shooting in Kansas City had worked as a doctor at the Pittsburg hospital.

Dr. William Lewis Corporon and his grandson, Reat Griffin Underwood (Losen), were two of the victims killed at the Jewish Community Center.

Dr. Corporon was a part of Midwest Emergency Physicians, who contracted out doctors to emergency room's throughout the region, including Via Christi Health.

Dr. Corporon had taken his grandson to audition for KC Superstars, which was being held at the theater of the Jewish Community Center.

In a news conference his mother says one of the songs he was going to audition was "you're going to miss me when i'm gone."

Via Christi Director of Public Relations Michael Hayslip said,"Our thoughts and prayers go out to Dr.Corpron's family, he has worked at Via Christi Hospital since 2008. Everyone remembers him number one as a well respected physicians, but also a extremely kind individual, and the common theme is he was a family man he always put his family first," said Hayslip.   

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