The Neo-Nazi Leader in Florida Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison

A federal judge in Tampa, Florida on Tuesday punished the neo-Nazi leader for five years in prison for possession of firearms.

Brandon Russell, 22, pleaded guilty to the allegations in September. He claimed to establish a white supremacist group called Atomwaffen – a German word for a nuclear bomb.

Before being sentenced, he apologized to the court for his crimes. Police were summoned to Russell's apartment in May to investigate reports of double killings.

Together with the two victims, allegedly murdered by Russell's roommate, police found explosives, fuses, neo-Nazi literature and other items belonging to Russell. 19659002] They also found a framed photograph of Oklahoma City bombers, Timothy McVeigh. Mrs. Russell said in court that her son was autistic and always wanted to be a member of any group. [lt]