A southern Missouri man has been sentenced to five years of probation for purchasing one of the shotguns that a white supremacist used in a deadly attack at two Jewish sites in Overland Park.
Forty-nine-year-old John Mark Reidle of Aurora was sentenced Thursday in federal court in Springfield. He previously admitted to falsely claiming he was buying the gun for himself on a federal form on April 9, 2014.
Four days later, convicted killer Frazier Glenn Miller killed three people in Overland Park. Miller said he was targeting Jews but none of the victims were Jewish.
The Joplin Globereports that Judge Beth Phillips said Miller took advantage of Reidle’s limited intellectual ability.
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Reidle will be confined at home during the first six months of his sentence.