Sometimes Justice Can Be Very Patient
Jordan Yerman | January 25, 2007 at 09:12 amby
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A white former sheriff's deputy who was once thought to be dead was arrested on federal charges Wednesday in one of the last major unsolved crimes of the civil rights era -- the 1964 killing of two black men who were beaten and dumped alive into the Mississippi River. The break in the 43-year-old case was largely the result of the dogged efforts of the older brother of one of the victims.
James Ford Seale, 71, a reputed Ku Klux Klansman from the town of Roxie, was charged with kidnapping hitchhikers Charles Eddie Moore and Henry Hezekiah Dee, both 19.