Suspect says the pair wanted to kill Jews
Monday, October 10, 2011
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- A woman suspected in four killings in the Pacific Northwest says that she and her boyfriend were on their way to Sacramento, Calif., to "kill more Jews" when they were arrested.
That quote is in an affidavit from a Washington state prosecutor giving details about the crime spree that David "Joey" Pedersen and Holly Grigsby are suspected of conducting.
The affidavit dated Monday says Grigsby told investigators the pair killed Cody Myers of Lafayette, Ore., because his last name appeared to be Jewish. Myers was a devout Christian.
Pedersen and Grigsby share white supremacist views, but prosecutors have not said whether they believe that Myers' killing was a hate crime.