Mississippi Burning Case: Kkk Killer Edgar Ray Killen Dies

Edgar Ray Killen, 92, was only jailed in 2005, 41 years after he help organise a triple murder.

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  • Klan Killer Dies In Prison
    Edgar Ray ... Burning” killings and at age 80, Killen became the first and only person to be tried for murder in the case. His attorneys conceded Killen was a member of the Klan and the trial featured ...
    01/13/2018 - 12:29 am | View Link
  • 'Mississippi Burning' KKK leader Edgar Ray Killen dies in prison
    Edgar Ray Killen, a 1960s Ku Klux Klan leader who was convicted decades later in the “Mississippi Burning” slayings of three civil ... were indicted on federal charges in the 1967 case. Seven were con...
    01/12/2018 - 4:07 pm | View Link
  • Who Is Edgar Ray Killen? Klansman, 'Mississippi Burning' Perpetrator Dies In Prison
    Edgar Ray Killen, who was convicted for involvement in the 1964 killings of three civil rights workers in Mississippi, died at the Mississippi State Penitentiary, the Associated Press reported. 'M...
    01/12/2018 - 8:38 am | View Link
  • KKK ‘Mississippi Burning’ mastermind dead in prison at 92
    An avowed segregationist to the end, the KKK mastermind behind the 1964 “Mississippi Burning” killings of three civil rights workers has died in prison at age 92, officials announced Friday. Edgar Ray ...
    01/12/2018 - 8:34 am | View Link
  • 'Mississippi Burning' KKK leader Killen dies in prison at 92
    (AP) — Edgar Ray Killen, a 1960s Ku Klux Klan leader who was convicted decades later in the "Mississippi Burning" slayings of three civil ... were indicted on federal charges in the 1967 case. Seven w...
    01/12/2018 - 5:05 am | View Link
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  • Mississippi Cold Case
    Mississippi Cold Case is a 2007 feature documentary produced by David Ridgen of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation about the Ku Klux Klan murders of two 19-year-old young black men, Henry Hezekiah Dee and Charles Eddie Moore, in southwest Mississippi in May 1964 during the Civil Rights Movement and Freedom Summer.It also explores the 21st-century quest for justice by the brother of Moore.
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    10/11/2018 - 2:38 am | View Website
  • Edgar Ray Killen
    Early life. Edgar Ray Killen was born in Philadelphia, Mississippi, as the eldest of eight children to Lonnie Ray Killen (1901–1992) and Etta Killen (née Hitt; 1903–1983). [citation needed] Killen was a sawmill operator and a part-time minister.He was a kleagle, or klavern recruiter and organizer, for the Neshoba and Lauderdale County chapters of the Ku Klux Klan.
    10/10/2018 - 8:44 am | View Website
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