JOHNSON COUNTY, Kansas (CNN)–
A Kansas jury on Monday recommended that Frazier Glenn Cross — who, just eight days ago, was convicted of capital murder for killing three at a Jewish community center and nearby assisted living facility — be sentenced to death for the crimes, a local official said.
The formal sentencing for Cross is scheduled for November 10, according to Kristi Bergeron of the Johnson County, Kansas, district attorney’s office.
Cross has a history of espousing anti-Semitic and white supremacist views and was thought to be targeting Jews when he launched the April 2014 attack.
It started when he killed William Lewis Corporon, 69, and his 14-year-old grandson, Reat Griffin Underwood, at a Jewish community center in a Kansas City suburb. Cross then murdered Terri LaManno, 53, at the nearby Village Shalom Retirement Community.
Despite his apparent intentions, none of the three people Cross killed were Jewish.
He later pleaded not guilty but admitted to the killings, claiming he “wanted to kill Jews, not people,” according to CNN affiliate KCTV.