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#John William King

# john-william-king - Thursday 25 April, 2019

US executes white supremacist for lynching black man in Texas in 1998

John William King was put to death last night.

# john-william-king - Wednesday 24 April, 2019

US white supremacist to be executed for 1998 lynching of black man

In 1998, John William King and two other men severely beat James Byrd before dragging him behind a pickup truck.