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Federal judge finds husband, mother dead in home

[JURIST] A US district judge found her husband and mother murdered in her Chicago home Monday evening. Police did not provide any details on the killings, but media reports indicated that the bodies were those of Michael F. Lefkow and Donna Humphrey. White supremacist Matthew Hale was convicted in April 2004 for attempting to arrange the killing [NYT report] of District Judge Joan Humphrey Lefkow [official profile]. Lefkow had previously ordered Hale's group to stop using the name World Church of the Creator, which was already taken by another unrelated religious group, during a trademark infringement suit. Hale is scheduled to be sentenced on April 6. AP has more.

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