Willie Louis



Age: 76


Summary: witness at the Emmett Till murder trial in 1955 who went into hiding after testifying about hearing the 14-year-old lynching victim's screams as he fled his native Mississippi for Chicago, changed his name, and told no one of his connection to the case.



Cause of Death: Intestinal hemorrhage


Born: July 14, 1937


Died: July 18, 2013


Location: Oak Lawn, Illinois