Who was Teddy Joseph Von Nukem? Wiki, Bio, Age, Family, Tiki Torcher Killed Himself Before Drug Smuggling Trial

Teddy Joseph Von Nukem

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Teddy Joseph Von Nukem , one of the most prominent faces lit by the glow of tiki torches in what became the enduring image of the 2017 white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, committed suicide while facing criminal trial last month. The details were listed in an autopsy report obtained exclusively by The Daily Beast on Tuesday.

The 35-year-old man skipped his first day of trial on a drug trafficking charge in Arizona on the morning of Jan. 30, according to court records. At the time a federal judge issued a warrant for his arrest, von Nukem was still at his home in Missouri, where he had walked in the snow behind the hay shed and killed himself.

Teddy Joseph Von Nukem Age

The age of Teddy Joseph  Nukem was 35 years,

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Teddy Joseph Von Nukem cause of death

“Suicide notes were found at the scene, left for police and their children, however the handwriting was somewhat inconsistent,” the coroner’s report states. Von Nukem gained notoriety for attending the August 12, 2017 hate speech rally that aggressively revived a nativist movement in the United States. He glorified violence, and domestic extremism investigators suspect he was a key figure in the brutal beating of a black man that day.

Von Nukem’s sudden death was first reported by Molly Conger, a freelance journalist in Charlottesville who has become a key anti-fascism researcher in the years since the demonstration rocked the city. An obituary said that Von Nukem left behind a wife and five children under the age of nine. “Some people knew Ted and understood that he was a different kind of person and had different views on things,” she said.

A far-right Missouri man who was prominent during the 2017 Charlottesville white supremacist rally has reportedly committed suicide before a trial in which he was charged with drug trafficking. Teddy Joseph Von Nukem, 35, took his own life after skipping the first day of his criminal trial on a drug trafficking charge in Arizona on January 30.Read More…..

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