Phil Africa


Age: 59

Summary: high-ranking member of the Philadelphia-based black-liberation group Move, which was notorious for the 24-hour siege at one of its houses in Philadelphia in 1985 that ended when the state police dropped a bomb, touching off a fire (the worst in the city's history) that left 11 people dead and destroyed more than 60 homes, but who was also serving a 30-to-100-year sentence in prison for the 1978 fatal shooting of a police officer.

Cause of Death: Unspeficied causes

Born: January 1, 1956

Died: Januar 11, 2015

Dallas, Pennsylvania