Bobby Frank Cherry

 

 

 

Age: 74

 

Summary: former Ku Klux Klan member who was convicted in 2002 and sentenced to life in prison for killing four black girls in the racially motivated bombing of a Birmingham church in 1963, the deadliest act of the civil rights era, in which the case went unsolved for years until new evidence, including FBI files, recently became available.

 

 

Cause of Death: Lengthy illness

 

Born: June 20, 1930

 

Died: November 18, 2004

 

Location: Montgomery, Alabama