Death probe leads to Ku Klux Klan material

Other News Materials 14 November 2008 00:08 (UTC +04:00)

Authorities in Louisiana were sifting Thursday through hundreds of documents seized from the home of a man they say killed a woman trying to join the Ku Klux Klan group he allegedly leads, a St. Tammany Parish sheriff's official said.

"We recovered various documents out of that home that are giving us an indication of the organizational structure and the organizational guidelines of the group," said Capt. George Bonnett of the sheriff's office, CNN reports.

The victim, identified as Cynthia Lynch, 43, of Tulsa, was fatally shot Sunday during an initiation ceremony in the woods of Louisiana, the sheriff's office said.

The group's leader, identified as Chuck Foster, 44, was charged with second-degree murder. He remained at the St. Tammany Parish jail Thursday with no bail set, Bonnett said.