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Edgar Ray Killen

Edgar Ray KillenBorn: 17-Jan-1925
Birthplace: Philadelphia, MS
Died: 11-Jan-2018
Location of death: Parchman, MS
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Pine Grove Cemetery, House, MS

Gender: Male
Religion: Baptist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Criminal

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Convicted in Mississippi Burning murders

Father: Lonnie Ray Killen (b. 1901, d. 1992)
Mother: Etta Hitt (b. 1903, d. 1983)
Sister: Clara Mary Cora Killen
Brother: Roy Gene Killen
Brother: Oscar Kenneth Killen
Sister: Dorothy Beatrice Killen
Brother: William Bobby Killen
Brother: Jerry Gillis Killen
Brother: James Donald Killen
Wife: Lucille Ann Apperson (m. 2-Sep-1944)
Wife: Betty Jo (until his death)

    Ku Klux Klan kleagle
    Conspiracy three counts, arrested 4-Dec-1964, acquitted 1967
    Murder three counts, re-arrested 6-Jan-2005
    Manslaughter three counts, pled guilty 21-Jun-2005

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