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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
"Mississippi Burning" Judge Diesas the "Mississippi Burning" judge. Retired Circuit Judge Marcus Gordon handled
"Mississippi Burning" Judge Dies
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 2 days ago
as the "Mississippi Burning" judge. Retired Circuit Judge Marcus Gordon handled the nationally publicized trial of Edgar Ray Killen for the murders of three civil rights workers. Judge Gordon died early Thursday morning at St. Dominic... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
"Mississippi Burning" Judge Diesas the "Mississippi Burning" judge. Retired Circuit Judge Marcus Gordon handled
"Mississippi Burning" Judge Dies
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 2 days ago
as the "Mississippi Burning" judge. Retired Circuit Judge Marcus Gordon handled the nationally publicized trial of Edgar Ray Killen for the murders of three civil rights workers. Judge Gordon died early Thursday morning at St. Dominic... Read more
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WTOK-TV Meridian
Judge in 'Mississippi Burning' trial dies at age 84in Jackson. He was known for being tough, but fair. He presided over many cases
Judge in 'Mississippi Burning' trial dies at age 84
WTOK-TV Meridian / Posted 2 days ago
in Jackson. He was known for being tough, but fair. He presided over many cases, the most infamous being the trial of Edgar Ray Killen. Judge Gordon sentenced Killen after a mixed-race jury convicted the former Ku Klux Klan leader of... Read more
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Salon.com
State judge in ‘Mississippi Burning’ trial dies at age 84A court spokeswoman said Gordon had been hospitalized after falling and breakin
State judge in ‘Mississippi Burning’ trial dies at age 84
Salon.com / Posted 2 days ago
A court spokeswoman said Gordon had been hospitalized after falling and breaking his hip in April. Gordon sentenced Edgar Ray Killen to 60 years in prison after a mixed-race jury convicted the reputed former Ku Klux Klan leader of... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
State judge in 'Mississippi Burning' trial dies at age 8423, 2005 file photo, Neshoba County circuit judge Marcus Gordon, explains to re
State judge in 'Mississippi Burning' trial dies at age 84
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
23, 2005 file photo, Neshoba County circuit judge Marcus Gordon, explains to reporters his considerations in sentencing Edgar Ray Killen to 20-year terms on each of three counts of manslaughter for the 1964 deaths of three civil rights workers... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
State judge in 'Mississippi Burning' trial dies at age 8423, 2005 file photo, Neshoba County circuit judge Marcus Gordon, explains to re
State judge in 'Mississippi Burning' trial dies at age 84
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 2 days ago
23, 2005 file photo, Neshoba County circuit judge Marcus Gordon, explains to reporters his considerations in sentencing Edgar Ray Killen to 20-year terms on each of three counts of manslaughter for the 1964 deaths of three civil rights workers... Read more
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The New Canaan News
State judge in 'Mississippi Burning' trial dies at age 8423, 2005 file photo, Neshoba County circuit judge Marcus Gordon, explains to re
State judge in 'Mississippi Burning' trial dies at age 84
The New Canaan News / Posted 2 days ago
23, 2005 file photo, Neshoba County circuit judge Marcus Gordon, explains to reporters his considerations in sentencing Edgar Ray Killen to 20-year terms on each of three counts of manslaughter for the 1964 deaths of three civil rights workers... Read more
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Connecticut Post
State judge in 'Mississippi Burning' trial dies at age 8423, 2005 file photo, Neshoba County circuit judge Marcus Gordon, explains to re
State judge in 'Mississippi Burning' trial dies at age 84
Connecticut Post / Posted 2 days ago
23, 2005 file photo, Neshoba County circuit judge Marcus Gordon, explains to reporters his considerations in sentencing Edgar Ray Killen to 20-year terms on each of three counts of manslaughter for the 1964 deaths of three civil rights workers... Read more
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WTOK-TV Meridian
Judge in 'Mississippi Burning' trail dies at age 84in Jackson. He was known for being tough, but fair. He presided over many cases
Judge in 'Mississippi Burning' trail dies at age 84
WTOK-TV Meridian / Posted 2 days ago
in Jackson. He was known for being tough, but fair. He presided over many cases, the most infamous being the trial of Edgar Ray Killen. Judge Gordon sentenced Killen after a mixed-race jury convicted the former Ku Klux Klan leader of... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Judge who presided over Edgar Ray Killen trial dead at 84his long career. He will be missed by all. He courageously presided over many v
Judge who presided over Edgar Ray Killen trial dead at 84
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 2 days ago
his long career. He will be missed by all. He courageously presided over many very difficult cases, including the trial of Edgar Ray Killen. Judge Gordon sentenced Edgar Ray Killen to life in prison in 2005 after a mixed-race jury convicted the... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Judge who presided over Edgar Ray Killen trial dead at 84his long career. He will be missed by all. He courageously presided over many v
Judge who presided over Edgar Ray Killen trial dead at 84
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 2 days ago
his long career. He will be missed by all. He courageously presided over many very difficult cases, including the trial of Edgar Ray Killen. Judge Gordon sentenced Edgar Ray Killen to life in prison in 2005 after a mixed-race jury convicted the... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Judge who presided over Edgar Ray Killen trial dead at 84his long career. He will be missed by all. He courageously presided over many v
Judge who presided over Edgar Ray Killen trial dead at 84
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 2 days ago
his long career. He will be missed by all. He courageously presided over many very difficult cases, including the trial of Edgar Ray Killen. Judge Gordon sentenced Edgar Ray Killen to life in prison in 2005 after a mixed-race jury convicted the... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Judge who presided over Edgar Ray Killen trial dead at 84his long career. He will be missed by all. He courageously presided over many v
Judge who presided over Edgar Ray Killen trial dead at 84
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 2 days ago
his long career. He will be missed by all. He courageously presided over many very difficult cases, including the trial of Edgar Ray Killen. Judge Gordon sentenced Edgar Ray Killen to life in prison in 2005 after a mixed-race jury convicted the... Read more
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Darien News-Review
State judge in 'Mississippi Burning' trial dies at age 8423, 2005 file photo, Neshoba County circuit judge Marcus Gordon, explains to re
State judge in 'Mississippi Burning' trial dies at age 84
Darien News-Review / Posted 2 days ago
23, 2005 file photo, Neshoba County circuit judge Marcus Gordon, explains to reporters his considerations in sentencing Edgar Ray Killen to 20-year terms on each of three counts of manslaughter for the 1964 deaths of three civil rights workers... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
State judge in 'Mississippi Burning' trial dies at age 8423, 2005 file photo, Neshoba County circuit judge Marcus Gordon, explains to re
State judge in 'Mississippi Burning' trial dies at age 84
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 2 days ago
23, 2005 file photo, Neshoba County circuit judge Marcus Gordon, explains to reporters his considerations in sentencing Edgar Ray Killen to 20-year terms on each of three counts of manslaughter for the 1964 deaths of three civil rights workers... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
State judge in 'Mississippi Burning' trial dies at age 84Burning" trial in 2005, died Thursday, May 26, 2016, at St. Dominic Hospital in
State judge in 'Mississippi Burning' trial dies at age 84
Stamford Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
Burning" trial in 2005, died Thursday, May 26, 2016, at St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson, Miss. He was 84. Gordon sentenced Edgar Ray Killen to 60 years in prison after a mixed-race jury convicted the reputed former Ku Klux Klan leader of... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Judge who presided over Edgar Ray Killen trial dead at 84his long career. He will be missed by all. He courageously presided over many v
Judge who presided over Edgar Ray Killen trial dead at 84
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 2 days ago
his long career. He will be missed by all. He courageously presided over many very difficult cases, including the trial of Edgar Ray Killen. Judge Gordon retired on March 4, 2016, from the Eighth District Circuit Court. Neshoba County Circuit... Read more
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The Columbian
State judge in ‘Mississippi Burning’ trial dies at age 84Thursday at St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson. He was 84. A cause of death was no
State judge in ‘Mississippi Burning’ trial dies at age 84
The Columbian / Posted 2 days ago
Thursday at St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson. He was 84. A cause of death was not immediately available. Gordon sentenced Edgar Ray Killen to 60 years in prison after a mixed-race jury convicted the reputed former Ku Klux Klan leader of... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
State judge in ‘Mississippi Burning’ trial dies at age 84Administrative Office of the Courts said. He was 84. A cause of death was not i
State judge in ‘Mississippi Burning’ trial dies at age 84
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 2 days ago
Administrative Office of the Courts said. He was 84. A cause of death was not immediately available. Gordon sentenced Edgar Ray Killen to 60 years in prison after a mixed-race jury convicted the reputed former Ku Klux Klan leader of... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
State judge in 'Mississippi Burning' trial dies at age 84Thursday at St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson. He was 84. A cause of death was no
State judge in 'Mississippi Burning' trial dies at age 84
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 2 days ago
Thursday at St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson. He was 84. A cause of death was not immediately available. Gordon sentenced Edgar Ray Killen to 60 years in prison after a mixed-race jury convicted the reputed former Ku Klux Klan leader of... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
State judge in 'Mississippi Burning' trial dies at age 84Thursday at St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson. He was 84. A cause of death was no
State judge in 'Mississippi Burning' trial dies at age 84
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 2 days ago
Thursday at St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson. He was 84. A cause of death was not immediately available. Gordon sentenced Edgar Ray Killen to 60 years in prison after a mixed-race jury convicted the reputed former Ku Klux Klan leader of... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
'Mississippi Burning' judge diesRetired Circuit Judge Marcus D. Gordon, who oversaw the 2005 murder trial of Ed
'Mississippi Burning' judge dies
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 2 days ago
Retired Circuit Judge Marcus D. Gordon, who oversaw the 2005 murder trial of Edgar Ray Killen in the FBI’s “Mississippi Burning” case, has died. He retired in March from the Eighth District Circuit Court of Leake, Neshoba, Newton and Scott counties... Read more
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WTOK-TV Meridian
Retired Judge Marcus Gordon dieshad served as the Eighth Circuit Court District Judge. Gordon announced his ret
Retired Judge Marcus Gordon dies
WTOK-TV Meridian / Posted 2 days ago
had served as the Eighth Circuit Court District Judge. Gordon announced his retirement earlier this year. Gordon sentenced Edgar Ray Killen to 60 years in prison in 2005 after a mixed-race jury convicted the reputed former Ku Klux Klan leader of... Read more
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