Robert L. Goza

 

Age: 76

 

Summary: retired circuit judge and decorated Korean War veteran who spent 15 years as a circuit court judge in central Mississippi's Madison and Rankin counties but among whose most notable cases were hearings in the 1997 shooting rampage at Pearl High School and the murder trial of a South African teenager that received international attention the same year.

 

 

Cause of Death: Cancer

 

Born: October 7, 1932

 

Died: August 24, 2009

 

Location: Canton, Mississippi