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Man Found Guilty Of Terror Plot To Kill Prince Charles

Redhead Mark Colborne wanted to kill Prince Charles to give a fellow ginger — Prince Harry — a chance at the throne.

By Christine Slusser | September 22, 2015

A red-haired man wanted to kill Prince Charles "for the Aryan people." That's a head-scratcher. 

Mark Colborne, a 37-year-old from Southampton, England, reportedly wanted to assassinate the prince to give a fellow redhead a chance at the throne. 

Yep. This guy. Prince Harry. 

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The man said he felt "belittled" because of his hair color.

But Harry isn't even next in line for the throne. Prince William would follow Prince Charles. And — lest we forget — Queen Elizabeth is still the reigning royal.

The guilty verdict took some time. Earlier this year, a jury couldn't agree. The latest verdict came at the retrial.

Colborne reportedly wrote in his diary plans to kill the prince with a sniper rifle. He also allegedly bought materials to make cyanide.

The Guardian says Colborne compared himself to a Norwegian anti-Islamic terrorist who killed 77 people in 2011.

That terrorist was sentenced to 21 years for his crime. Colborne will be sentenced Nov. 3. 

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