Serial killer Joseph Paul Franklin days away from Missouri execution

Saturday, November 16, 2013 | 12:00 p.m. CST

ST. LOUIS — No one knows exactly how many atrocities Joseph Paul Franklin committed as he crossed the country more than three decades ago, fueled by hatred of blacks and Jews. Along the way, he bombed a synagogue, robbed banks, shot and wounded a porn icon — and killed, by his own account, nearly two dozen people.