The Willie Edwards died at the age of 24. Here is all you want to know, and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
Alabama-born African-American man who was killed by the Ku Klux Klan after they forced him to jump 125 feet off of a bridge to his death. Despite evidence to the contrary, his murderers were acquitted by a judge because no true cause of death was ever officially determined.
He had a daughter named Malinda.