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Man convicted of 3 killing civil rights workers dies in jail

JACKSON, Miss./January 12, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —Edgar Ray Killen, a 1960s Ku Klux Klan leader who was convicted decades later in the “Mississippi Burning” slayings of three civil rights workers, has died in prison at the age of 92, the state’s corrections department announced. Killen was serving three consecutive 20-year terms for manslaughter when he died … Continue reading Man convicted of 3 killing civil rights workers dies in jail