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  • Ex-lawman indicted in 1964 slayings (Mississippi sheriff's deputy, 2 black teenagers)

    01/24/2007 1:39:07 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 24 replies · 955+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 1/24/07 | Lara Jakes Jordan and Allan C. Breed - ap
    WASHINGTON - A former Mississippi sheriff's deputy was arrested Wednesday in the 1964 slayings of two black teenagers who were long believed to have been kidnapped and killed by the Ku Klux Klan. The former deputy, James Ford Seale, of Roxie, Miss., was named in a federal indictment charging him in connection with the teens' disappearance and deaths while they were hitchhiking in a rural area of the state east of Natchez. Until recently, Seale was thought to be dead, and the investigation into the two deaths had long been abandoned. Seale was taken into custody by U.S. marshals Wednesday...