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Edgar Ray Killen dies

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Edgar Ray Killen dies

Edgar Ray Killen dies

Mississippi’s corrections department says Edgar Ray Killen, a former Ku Klux Klan leader who was convicted in the 1964 ‘Mississippi Burning’ slayings of three Civil Rights workers, has died in prison at the age of 92.

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Edgar Ray Killen dies

- mississippi's corrections - department says edgar ray - killen, - a former ku klux klan leader wh- was convicted in the 1964 - 'mississippi burning' slayings- of three civil rights workers,- has died in prison at the age o- 92.

- the part-time preacher and- lumber mill operator was 80 - when a neshoba county jury- convicted him in 2005 of three- counts of manslaughter.

- he was sentenced to 60 years in- prison.

His conviction- came 41 years to the day after- freedom summer workers james- chaney, michael schwerner and - andrew goodman were ambushed- and killed by klansmen.

- their bodies were found buried- in a red-clay dam in




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