The wife and stepson of slain Klan leader Frank Ancona have both pled not guilty in his death, although more incriminating facts have emerged about the case.
“The wife and stepson of the leader of a Ku Klux Klan group who was fatally shot Feb. 9 pleaded not guilty in St. Francois County Circuit Court Tuesday to murder and other charges.
Both Malissa Ancona, 44, of Leadwood, and Paul Edward Jinkerson Jr., 24, of Belgrade, Mo., face charges of murder, armed criminal action, abandonment of a corpse and tampering with physical evidence in the death of Frank Ancona, 51. Charging documents say Malissa Ancona blamed her son, and that Jinkerson used a 9mm handgun to shoot Frank Ancona in the head while he was asleep in his bed.
But Washington County Coroner Brian DeClue said Friday that Frank Ancona was shot in the head by both a pistol and a…
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