• Man convicted of killing 3 civil rights workers dies in jail

    11 monthes ago - By WLKY

    Edgar Ray Killen, a 1960s Ku Klux Klan leader, was convicted decades later in the "Mississippi Burning" slayings of three civil rights workers.
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  • 'Mississippi Burning' KKK leader dies

    'Mississippi Burning' KKK leader dies

    11 monthes ago - By News OK

    BBC Edgar Ray Killen, the 1960s Ku Klux Klan leader who was convicted over the infamous deaths of three civil rights workers in Mississippi, has died.
    The 92-year-old was serving a 60-year sentence, after being jailed in 2005, four decades after the 1964 murders.
    The men's disappearance and deaths shocked the country and helped catalyse the passage of the Civil Rights Act.
    Read the full BBC article.
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