Delbert Tibbs

 

 

 

Age: 74

 

Summary: onetime seminary student at the Chicago Theological Seminary who was wrongfully convicted of a rape and murder in Florida in 1974 that he had nothing to do with (it was later found) and spent nearly three years on Death Row before the State Supreme Court reversed his convictions, vacated his death sentence, and freed him.

 

 

Cause of Death: Cancer

 

Born: June 19, 1939

 

Died: November 23, 2013

 

Location: Chicago, Illinois