Alfred Wright

 

 

 

Age: 28

 

Summary: physical therapist whose younger brother Savion Wright was a finalist on the hit reality TV show American Idol, in which the Wright family reportedly lived in Jasper, Texas that became infamous as the site of the 1998 racist murder of James Byrd, Jr. after three white men tied him to the back of their pickup truck and dragged him for more than three miles along an asphalt road until his head came off.

 

 

Cause of Death: Suspected homicide

 

Born: January 1, 1985

 

Died: November 7, 2013

 

Location: Jasper, Texas