Preacher Arrested in 40-Year Old Murder Case A 79-year-old preacher is arrested in Mississippi for a murder that happened 40 years ago. Edgar Ray Killen is accused of taking part in the 1964 Ku Klux Klan killing of three civil rights workers. NPR's Renee Montagne speaks with Jerry Mitchell, a reporter with The Clarion-Ledger in Jackson, Miss. about the case.
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Preacher Arrested in 40-Year Old Murder Case

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Preacher Arrested in 40-Year Old Murder Case

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A 79-year-old preacher is arrested in Mississippi for a murder that happened 40 years ago. Edgar Ray Killen is accused of taking part in the 1964 Ku Klux Klan killing of three civil rights workers. NPR's Renee Montagne speaks with Jerry Mitchell, a reporter with The Clarion-Ledger in Jackson, Miss. about the case.