Summary: prominent Citrus County Supreme Court federal judge who had presided over the high-profile murder trial of Hayden M. Smith, a white supremacist and self-proclaimed "skinhead" who was sentenced to life in prison for the racially-motivated abduction and brutal murder of Sudanese immigrant Amar Yaidal outside a Miami strip club in 1996.
Cause of Death: Airplane accident
Born: August 30, 1948
Died: January 25, 2007
Location: Hilton Head Island, South Carolina