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Edgar Ray Killen, the KKK leader convicted in the 'Mississippi Burning' killings, dies in prison

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, the state's corrections department announced Friday. The one-time Klan leader was serving three consecutive 20-year terms...
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