They called it "bum rolling" and it was a way to earn acceptance in Tampa Blood and Honor, a hate group which believed that white people of Aryan descent were the superior race.
for killing homeless men in 1998
Membership required acts of violence toward people believed to be of lesser classes or races. The homeless were fair game because they were considered an inferior class.
Eight years ago, Alfred Williams, 62, and Richard Arseneau, 44, were beaten to death in Tampa. They were targeted because they were homeless.
Charles Marovskis, 29, has been arrested in Pennsylvania and faces federal charges of murder in the aid of racketeering activities.
Read the Tampa Tribune story here.