Two men charged with burning 'KKK' in lawn

Two men charged with burning 'KKK' in lawn
Jonathan and Sol Whyte, holding a friend's child, talk on Tuesday, May 27, 2008, about finding a cross and the letters "KKK" burned into their lawn late Monday night in Medford, Ore.

MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) - Two men have been accused of burning a cross and the letters KKK into the yard of a Medford couple.

Police say 37-year-old David Moss and 28-year-old Devin Klausseger are charged with arson, intimidation and possession of a destructive device.

Jonathan and Sol Whyte, a mixed-race couple with two daughters, were the target of the crime last week.

They say they're moving.d race

Investigators said Monday they are trying to determine whether the two men are linked to an incident Thursday in which someone used gasoline to spell an obscenity and KKK on the pavement near the Whytes' home but fled before igniting it.




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