DURHAM, N.C. — He hated religion. He hated rule breakers. He hated people who parked in his spot.

The man at the center of a case that caused a worldwide furor four years ago over anti-Muslim violence was filled with so much hate that he shot and killed three of his neighbors, all students of Middle Eastern descent, at his apartment complex in Chapel Hill, N.C.

The man, Craig Hicks, pleaded guilty on Wednesday and is expected to receive three consecutive life sentences for murders that the police initially said stemmed from a parking dispute….

The New York Times