Neo-Nazi boy, 17, mowed a 40-foot swastika into a Reston community field, two months before shooting dead, Scott and Buckley Kuhn-Fricker, his girlfriend’s parents
Neo-Nazi boy, 17, mowed a 40-foot SWASTIKA into a community field two months before ‘shooting dead his girlfriend’s parents’, in Reston, Virginia
Scott Buckley, 48, and his wife Buckley Kuhn Fricker, 43, were killed on Friday, police say their daughter’s 17-year-old boyfriend shot them dead in their home at 5 am on Dec 22
They victims who had been trying to get the pair to break up for months because of his anti-semitic views, found him inside the girl’s bedroom investigating a noise, in their home
Two months before shootings, neighbors say the teen mowed a swastika into a community field in Reston, measuring 400 feet across
Residents spoke to the boy’s parents about it, but did not file a report with police
The teen allegedly, shot himself after killing the parents but survived, he is now critically injured in hospital
He was charged with two counts of murder on Saturday afternoon as he clung to life in the hospital
Victims: Scott Fricker and his wife, Buckley Kuhn-Fricker and their children
Neighbors in Virginia say a 17-year-old boy charged in the deadly shooting of his girlfriend’s parents say the teen mowed a swastika about 40 feet across into the grass of a community field earlier this year.
Neighborhood resident Penny Potter told The Washington Post that after the incident two months ago, neighbors spoke to the teen’s parents instead of going to the police to report the Nazi symbol in the grass.
The 17-year-old has been charged with two counts of murder in the deaths last Friday of 48-year-old Scott Fricker and his wife, 43-year-old Buckley Kuhn-Fricker.
The boy who unsuccessfully tried to commit suicide after turning the gun on himself, remains hospitalized in critical condition.
Neighbors in Lorton say the white supremacist-leaning teen has been charged with shooting dead Buckley Kuhn Fricker and Scott Fricker had mowed a 40-foot swastika into a community field two months prior to the slayings
Family and friends say the couple found a Twitter account they believed to be linked to the youth. Friends say the account retweeted posts praising Hitler and making derogatory comments about Jews. The postings included support fot Nazi book burnings, calling for ‘white revolution,’ making derogatory comments about Jews and featuring an illustration of a man hanging from a noose beneath a slur for gay people.”
Fricker and his wife were shot dead on Friday at 5am after allegedly finding their daughter’s boyfriend in her bedroom. Mrs. Kuhn-Fricker had earlier reported him to the private school he and her daughter attend together, leading to the speculation that the reporting may have been the motive behind the murders
Neither of the shooter nor then couple’s daughter is being named because they are underage, but the killer teen was charged with two counts of murder on Saturday afternoon as he remains critically injured in the hospital.
Potter, the boy’s neighbor in Reston. told The Post that when local residents confronted his parents about the swastika in late October, the couple reassured them that they were going to seek treatment for their son, who was known in the community for being troubled.
Buckley Kuhn Fricker [left] had been trying for months to split her daughter [right] and the boy up because she was concerned about his anti-semitic views. in the early hours of Friday, the couple went to investigate a noise coming from their daughter’s bedroom. The supremacist loving teen allegedly them there in their home
Neighbors said that the discovery of the hate symbol in their family friendly town made them feel fearful that there was someone in their midst who was capable of ‘irrational behavior’.
The community lot was later re-mowed by neighbors to obscure the swastika.
According to friends of the Frickers who spoke to The Washington Post, on Sunday, Ms. Kuhn Fricker sent an email to the Fairfax County private school outlining her concerns.
She had found Twitter messages and posts on her daughter’s phone which she believed were written by her boyfriend.
In her email to school staff, she said the boy was a ‘monster’ who was ‘spreading hate’.
Ms. Kuhn Fricker, who ran an elderly care business, was determined to keep him away from their impressionable daughter who she feared he was indoctrinating, they said.
On Wednesday, she and her mother Janet staged an intervention with the girl to try again to persuade her to dump him. It was successful – after a long conversation about Jews and the Nazis, the girl agreed to break off the romance, they said.
It is not clear if the school made contact with the boy’s family or if it was the teen herself who told him of her decision.
Ms. Kuhn Fricker believed the issue was settled and told friends of her relief.
But on Friday at 5am, she and her husband went to their daughter’s room after hearing a noise and found him inside.
Scott Fricker and his wife, Buckley Kuhn-Fricker were shot by their daughter’s neo-Nazi boyfriend at their family home in Reston Virginia
At some stage afterwards, he pulled the weapon on them, police say.
Authorities have not indicated whether they believe he intended to shoot the teenage girl, himself, or her parents.
It remains unclear how he got the gun and who it belongs to.
Scott worked for the US Bureau of Labor Statistics while Buckley was an attorney and author who specialized in elder care and end-of-life issues.
She started a company to help the elderly in 2005 called Buckley’s For Seniors, which she ran from home.
Her small team contacted out with seniors who maintained their independence but needed help getting to stores and doctors, and in accomplishing other chores
Four months ago, the Fricker family moved from a smaller home in Reston into the bigger one on Black Fir Court where the fatal tragedy occurred.
Police say several people were inside the home when the shooting happened.
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