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Died in prison, the former leader of the KKK


Photo: AmericaRU.com

Edgar ray Killen (Edgar Ray Killen), the former leader of the Ku Klux Klan, who was convicted for the so-called events of the “Mississippi burning” in 1964, when he was killed three civil rights activists, died in prison at the age of 92 years.

The former leader of the Ku Klux Klan was serving a 60 year prison sentence for manslaughter, when he died at 9 p.m. Thursday in Mississippi. The autopsy revealed that he died from medical negligence, as suggested by some.

It had been 41 years after James Chaney (James Chaney), Michael Werner (Michael Schwerner) and Andrew Goodman (Andrew Goodman), being young, was ambushed and killed by the white knights. The murder shocked the country and helped propel an important bill on the civil rights 1964 and was reflected in the 1988 movie “Mississippi burning”.

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