Summary: convicted murderer who along with his two co-defendants (known as the "Angola Three") had spent more than 40 years in solitary confinement in Louisiana for the 1972 murder of a prison guard before U.S. District Judge Brian Jackson had ordered him released from the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola on Oct. 1, 2013 after granting him a new trial when he was recently diagnosed with terminal liver cancer.
Cause of Death: Liver cancer
Born: October 13, 1941
Died: October 4, 2013
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana