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Files on brutal racist murders of civil rights workers are released 57 years after they were killed | Daily Mail Online

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Never before seen files and photos documenting investigation into racist murders of three civil rights workers are released 57 years after their deaths…

  • WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT 
  • New details on 1964 killings James Chaney, Andrew Goodman and Michael Schwerner have just been released
  • The sealed materials date between 1964 and 2007, and can be viewed by the public at the Mississippi attorney general’s office  
  • Includes autopsy reports and photos, and details of their bodies being exhumed
  • Men were investigating burning of  black church in Philadelphia, Mississippi, when they vanished in June 1964
  • Bodies found buried in a ditch three weeks later 
  • Local sheriff’s deputy arrested them on traffic charge, alerted mob, then freed them
  • KKK leader Edgar Ray Killen was convicted of the men’s manslaughter in 2005, and died in prison in 2016  

— Read more below on www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-9730153/Case-files-1964-Civil-Rights-worker-killings-public.html

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