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    Here Are The Chilling Discoveries Police Made Inside The Home Of Thomas Mair

    Nazi regalia, far-right literature, and a dossier on the murdered MP were found in Thomas Mair's house.

    Thomas Mair has been convicted of the murder of Labour MP Jo Cox.

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    During the week-long trial at the Old Bailey, the prosecution presented evidence of the 53-year-old's extreme right-wing views, including material on neo-Nazis and white supremacists, found at his home in Birstall, West Yorkshire.

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    This bust of the eagle of the German Third Reich was atop a bookcase containing a wealth of far-right literature.

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    Books found in his home included texts about Adolf Hitler and the Holocaust.

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    Magazines from National Vanguard, an American neo-Nazi organisation, were also recovered.

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    Prosecutor Richard Whittam QC told jurors at the Old Bailey a dossier on Cox was found in Mair's home, including a printout from her website.

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    Elsewhere in the dossier was a printout of a Guardian article she co-wrote about the humanitarian crisis in Syria.

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    A newspaper cutting on Norwegian mass murderer and right-wing extremist Anders Breivik was also discovered.

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    Other right-wing documents and books, including literature on SS race theory, were found in Mair's home.

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    On the eve of Cox’s murder, Mair had visited the library he killed her outside and searched online for information about the Ku Klux Klan and people they had murdered because of their civil rights work. He also sought information on Israel, Palestine, lying in state, a pauper’s funeral, and .22 caliber ammunition.

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    At his home, police also discovered a bag of rune stones, including one with the symbol of the South African neo-Nazi organisation Die Blanke Bevrydingsbeweging (BBB).

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    A printout of the Wikipedia page for the BBB was found as well.

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    Forty-one-year-old Cox, a mother of two young children, was stabbed 15 times and shot three times by Mair. The knife and gun he used to kill her were also presented in court.

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    Matthew Champion is a deputy world news editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

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