White Supremacist Found Guilty in Oklahoma Synagogue Attack

  • April 27, 2005

Sean Michael Gillespie, a reputed member of the neo-Nazi group Aryan Nations, has been convicted of trying to firebomb a synagogue in Oklahoma City last year.

On April 25, a federal jury found Gillespie, 21, guilty of three bombing charges for throwing a Molotov cocktail at Temple B'Nai Israel. The incendiary device caused only minor damage.

Gillespie faces 30 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.