Byron Looper

 

 

Age: 48

 

Summary: onetime Republican politician and convicted murderer considered as a notorious figure in Tennessee politics who had legally changed his middle name to "Low Tax" during one of his unsuccessful runs for office, but who was serving a life sentence in prison after being convicted for the October 1998 murder of his political opponent Sen. Tommy Burks.

 

 

Cause of Death: Cardiac arrest

 

Born: September 15, 1964

 

Died: June 26, 2013

 

Location: Wartburg, Tennessee