Too bad...he'll never be tried for his crime. What a sad day it is when an 88 year old man never learned to live in this world and remained bitter and contemptable even on his deathbed.
88-year-old James Wenneker von Brunn is finally dead. On December 7, 1981 Brunn was arrested in 1981 for attempted kidnapping and hostage-taking of members of the Federal Reserve Board, after approaching the Federal Reserve’s Eccles Building armed with a revolver, knife, and sawed-off shotgun. He had strange reason to justify his acts.He said he was mad about the high interest rates. He reportedly claimed he had a bomb but it was proved to be a spoof later. He was sentenced in March, 1983. Having served six and a half years in prison, his sentence was completed by September 15, 1989
After 20 years of his release, at about 12:49 p.m the man entered the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, shot security guard Stephen Tyrone Johns who opened the door for him, and finally got shot by two other security guards, Harry Weeks and Jason “Mac” McCuiston.
He was a white supremacist and wrote the following email to a list serve complaining about the recent arrest of a Finnish man:...CONTINUED HERE