Edgar Ray Killen, Convicted of ‘Mississippi Burning’ Killing of 3 Civil Rights Workers, Dies in Prison
Edgar Ray Killen, the KKK leader convicted in the 'Mississippi Burning' killings, dies in prison
Edgar Ray Killen, the former Klansman responsible for the infamous murder of three Freedom Summer workers in 1964, has died in a Mississippi prison. Their story inspired the film Mississippi Burning.
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