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Kingpin In Dragging Murder Of James Byrd Jr. To Be Executed

Credit: CBS 11 Dallas
Published on April 24, 2019 - Duration: 00:28s

Kingpin In Dragging Murder Of James Byrd Jr. To Be Executed

More than 20 years after one of the most gruesome hate crimes in recent U.S. history happened in East Texas, the man who prosecutors proved orchestrated the murder is set to be executed.

John William King, a white avowed racist, was put on death row for chaining James Byrd Jr. to the back of a pickup truck and dragging his body for nearly 3 miles

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