White Supremacist Admitted to Mental Hospital After Trying to Burn Down British Synagogue

Nicole Rojas
Jul 9, 2019 - 5:49

A far-right extremist who set fire to a British synagogue on a day meant to commemorate the Holocaust is being held indefinitely at a mental hospital. While setting fire to the Exeter synagogue last year, on July 21, 2018, 52-year-old Tristan Morgan accidentally caught on fire. Morgan burned his hands and forehead, and singed his hair during the blast, according to The Daily Beast. A witness told a court that Morgan laughed as he walked away from the 18th-century building. Prosecutor Alistair Richardson said that Morgan had a “deep-rooted anti-Semitic belief, embodied...

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