Richard McIlkenny

 

 

Age: 73

 

Summary: one of the Birmingham Six who spent 16 years behind bars for Irish Republican Army bombings they didn't commit when he was arrested hours after the IRA detonated bombs without warning in two pubs in Birmingham (England's second-largest city) in 1974.

 

 

Cause of Death: Cancer

 

Born: December 22, 1933

 

Died: May 21, 2006

 

Location: Dublin, Ireland