White supremacist gets life for running down black man

Mail Online | 4/16/2019 | Luke Kenton For Dailymail.com
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An Oregon white supremacist who chased young black man in his car and intentionally ran him over in 2016, has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for 28 years.

Russell Courtier, 40, who had been found guilty of murder, hit-and-run driving and the hate crime of second-degree intimidation in the death of 19-year-old Larnell Bruce, was issued the sentence on Tuesday.

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He must serve the prison term in addition to a four-year sentenced he’d previously received for an attack on a man in a bar, in 2015.

Courtier and Bruce became ensnared in a fist-fight following an undisclosed verbal altercation outside a Multnomah County 7-Eleven, in August 2016.

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Accompanied by Colleen Hunt, Courtier then got into his Jeep and, under the encouragement of his passenger, he viciously mowed-down the teenager.

Prosecutors argued Courtier was motivated by his white supremacist beliefs - saying he was a member of the European Kindred white supremacist prison gang.

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Evidence presented in the courtroom determined that he was wearing the gang's logo on his baseball cap when he encountered Bruce that fateful night. He also has the group’s crest tattooed...
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