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The Mississippi Burning Case: Chaney, Goodman and Schwerner


rticles and information from Clarion-Ledger investigative reporter Jerry Mitchell regarding the The Mississippi Burning case.

Key Events: Case Dismissed Because Key Witness Isn't Present
10 Dec 1964
Key Events: Edgar Ray Killen Indicted
6 Jan 2005
Key Events: Killen Convicted on Three Manslaughter Counts
21 Jun 2005
Key Events: FBI Arrests 21 Suspects
4 Dec 1964
Key Events: US Supreme Court Reverses Dismissal
28 Mar 1966
Key Events: Burned-Out Station Wagon Found
23 Jun 1964
Key Events: District Court Judge Cox Dismisses Felony Charges
26 Feb 1965
Key Events: Jury Convicts 7 of the Defendants
20 Oct 1967
Key Events: FBI Arrests 18
15 Jan 1965
Key Events: Federal Grand Jury Indicts 19
28 Feb 1967
Key Events: FBI Finds Bodies Buried in Earthen Dam
4 Aug 1964
Key Events: Schwerner, Goodman and Chaney are Killed
21 Jun 1964
Key Events: Judge Cox Dismisses Indictments Again
7 Oct 1966

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