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Man Implicated in Civil Rights-Era Killing of Frank Morris

This story originally appeared in the Concordia Sentienl. Two people say a Richland Parish truck driver who was a member of the Ku Klux Klan told them he participated in the arson that killed Frank Morris, a black Ferriday businessman, in 1964. A third person, the truck driver's former wife, says she, too, heard what

Jan 12, 2011
Criminal Justice

Feds Vow to Solve Morris Murder

Main story: Man Implicated in Civil Rights-Era Murder of Frank Morris In recent weeks, the Federal Bureau of Investigation intensified its efforts to solve the 1964 arson-murder of Ferriday shoe shop owner Frank Morris, leading a top FBI official to declare last week that the agency "will solve this crime." The FBI's fresh activity evolved

Jan 12, 2011