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Byron De la Beckwith's Death

Born (Birthday) November 9, 1920

Death Date January 21, 2001

Age of Death 80 years

Cause of Death N/A

Profession Criminal

The criminal Byron De la Beckwith died at the age of 80. Here is all you want to know, and more!

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Ku Klux Klansman who assassinated African-American civil rights activist Medgar Evers in 1963. He was given a life sentence without parole and died of heart disease in prison in 2001.

He married Mary Louise Williams and Thelma Lindsay Neff. He had a son named Delay.

On January 21, 2001, De La Beckwith died after he was transferred from prison to the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi. He was 80 years old. He had suffered from heart disease, high blood pressure, and other ailments for some time.