North Carolina White Supremacist Sentenced for Murdering Mother

  • April 25, 2007

 

Scottland “Scott” Kevin Belk was sentenced to at least 15 years in prison on April 5, 2007, after pleading guilty to the second-degree murder of his mother in Charlotte, North Carolina. 

Scott Belk has been affiliated with several white supremacist groups including the Cleveland Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, the Creativity Movement (formerly World Church of the Creator), and White Revolution.

Belk, 39, and his wife, Rhonda Simpson Belk, 39, of Charlotte, North Carolina, were arrested on November 22, 2005, in King County, Washington.  Belk admitted to using an aluminum baseball bat to beat his mother, Margarette Moser Kalinoski, 55, after the two had an argument in October 2005. 

Shortly after the murder, Scott and Rhonda Belk allegedly stole a freight truck from Scott Belk’s former employer and fled to Gainesville, Texas, where they abandoned the vehicle and sought help from a local church, claiming to be victims of Hurricane Katrina.  The church group offered them aid and bought them bus tickets.  The Belks traveled by bus to Seattle, Washington, where they again posed as Hurricane Katrina victims to obtain free housing prior to their arrest. 

Rhonda Belk is charged with accessory after the fact of murder, for helping her husband flee, but has not yet been arraigned. 

Scottland Belk pleaded guilty to a federal bank robbery charge in 1998, and was released from a federal prison in January 2001.

 

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