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Benjamin Nathaniel Smith

Benjamin Nathaniel SmithBorn: 1978
Birthplace: Wilmette, IL
Died: 5-Jul-1999
Location of death: Salem, IL
Cause of death: Suicide

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Criminal

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: White supremacist spree killer

Affiliated with Matt Hale's World Church of the Creator. After Hale was denied a law license, Smith engaged in a two-state shooting spree over the 1999 Independence Day weekend. Drive-by style, he gunned down six Orthodox Jews, one black former basketball coach, one black minister, and one Korean doctoral student before taking his own life.

    High School: New Trier High School, Winnetka, IL (1996)
    University: Indiana University Bloomington, Bloomington, IN (1998)

    Murder 1999 multiple
    Car Theft 1999
    Shot: Self-Inflicted (5-Jul-1999)
    White Supremacists
    World Church of the Creator

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