FRANK MORRIS (fourth from left wearing visor) standing in front of his shoe store in Ferriday, Louisiana, c.1950's. | On Dec. 10, 1964, Frank Morris, a 51-year-old, black shoe-shop owner was burned alive inside his store in Ferriday, La. He survived severe burns to all of the skin on his body, was hospitalized and lived four more days before he died. The FBI investigated twice in the 1960's with no conclusion. (Photo courtesy of the Concordia Sentinel and William Brown, 2010…

FRANK MORRIS (fourth from left wearing visor) standing in front of his shoe store in Ferriday, Louisiana, c.1950's. | On Dec. 10, 1964, Frank Morris, a 51-year-old, black shoe-shop owner was burned alive inside his store in Ferriday, La. He survived severe burns to all of the skin on his body, was hospitalized and lived four more days before he died. The FBI investigated twice in the 1960's with no conclusion. (Photo courtesy of the Concordia Sentinel and William Brown, 2010…

Solving A 1964 Cold Case: Mystery Of Frank Morris

Solving A 1964 Cold Case: Mystery Of Frank Morris

The murders of two black men in America’s deep south laid bare the region’s lingering racism – and still stand as shocking examples of the country’s failure to adequately prosecute race crimes

Beaten, drowned, burned alive: how US justice failed Emmett Till and Frank Morris | World news | The Guardian

Beaten, drowned, burned alive: how US justice failed Emmett Till and Frank Morris | World news | The Guardian

Federal Senior Correctional Officer Walron sitting in Frank Lee Morris's prison cell (#138) on cell block B, after the 1962 escape from Alcatraz Island Federal Penitentiary

Federal Senior Correctional Officer Walron sitting in Frank Lee Morris's prison cell (#138) on cell block B, after the 1962 escape from Alcatraz Island Federal Penitentiary

On this day – June 11, 1962 – Frank Morris, John Anglin and Clarence Anglin allegedly become the only prisoners to escape from the prison on Alcatraz Island.

On this day – June 11, 1962 – Frank Morris, John Anglin and Clarence Anglin allegedly become the only prisoners to escape from the prison on Alcatraz Island.

Those who ran Alcatraz liked to say nobody ever escaped alive. But that hasn't stopped US marshals from continuing the search for three men who made it off the island 50 years ago. According to the official version, Frank Morris, and the brothers John and Clarence Anglin were presumed drowned in the cold and choppy waters of San Francisco Bay. There are plenty of people who think they did make it ashore and have been in hiding ever since.

Alcatraz escape still surprises, 50 years on

Those who ran Alcatraz liked to say nobody ever escaped alive. But that hasn't stopped US marshals from continuing the search for three men who made it off the island 50 years ago. According to the official version, Frank Morris, and the brothers John and Clarence Anglin were presumed drowned in the cold and choppy waters of San Francisco Bay. There are plenty of people who think they did make it ashore and have been in hiding ever since.

Forty-six years ago, a Louisiana shoe shop was burned to the ground in the  middle of the night, killing the owner, Frank Morris. For decades, the Ku Klux  Klan was suspected, but the incident went unsolved despite an FBI investigation.  A local journalist has followed the case  for years and now says he knows who did it.

Solving A 1964 Cold Case: Mystery Of Frank Morris

Forty-six years ago, a Louisiana shoe shop was burned to the ground in the middle of the night, killing the owner, Frank Morris. For decades, the Ku Klux Klan was suspected, but the incident went unsolved despite an FBI investigation. A local journalist has followed the case for years and now says he knows who did it.

Alcatraz on the 50th anniversary of the escape of inmates Frank Morris, John Anglin and Clarence Anglin.

50 Years Later, Mystery Of Alcatraz Escape Endures

Alcatraz on the 50th anniversary of the escape of inmates Frank Morris, John Anglin and Clarence Anglin.

How the justice system failed Emmett Till and Frank Morris

Beaten, drowned, burned alive: how US justice failed Emmett Till and Frank Morris

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