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 Killen was pronounced dead at the prison hospital at Mississippi State Penitentiary, where he was serving three consecutive 20-year terms for manslaughter, the…

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 Killen was pronounced dead at the prison hospital at Mississippi State Penitentiary, where he was serving three consecutive 20-year terms for manslaughter, the...

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