Yahweh ben Yahweh

 

 

Age: 71

 

Summary: former cult leader linked to nearly two dozen gruesome killings in the 1980's and said to have ordered victims' ears cut off as proof they were killed, who was the self-proclaimed "Black Messiah" and founded the Nation of Yahweh and preached religious separatism for blacks, who served 11 years of an 18-year federal prison sentence for a racketeering conspiracy conviction stemming from his role in up to 23 killings and was released in September 2001.

 

 

Cause of Death: Prostate cancer

 

Born: October 27, 1935

 

Died: May 7, 2007

 

Location: Miami, Florida