John William King

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Full Name John William King
Age 45 Years Old
Nick Name King
Gender Male
Famous As Businessman
Birth Date November 3rd, 1974
Birth Place Mississippi

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John William King was an American white supremacist who was executed by lethal injection on April 24, 2019, for his role in the murder of James Byrd Jr. King Was an Avowed White Nationalist & Racist. Nicknamed Possum, King Claimed he was the Exalted Cyclops of White Supremacist Group Confederate Knights of America. He was accused of beating Byrd with a bat and then dragging him behind a pickup truck until he died. King, who prior to the murder had recently been released from a Texas prison, said that he had been repeatedly gang raped in prison by black inmates. He was found guilty and sentenced to death for his role in Byrd’s kidnapping and murder. King remains on death row at the Polunsky Unit.

John William King put to death as Texas executes another killer of James Byrd Jr.

John William King who helped carry out the dragging death of James Byrd Jr. was one of the most horrific hate crimes in modern American history was executed by injection on Wednesday evening in a Texas prison. John William King, 44, was one of three men convicted for the murder. He is the second person to die for the crime that made news around the world and helped inspire Congress to pass federal hate crime legislation. King was pronounced dead at 7:08 p.m. (8:08 p.m. ET) at Texas State Penitentiary at Huntsville. According to Jeremy Desel with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, King had his eyes closed and replied "No" to the warden when asked whether he had any last words. 

Short Description About Murder of James Byrd Jr.

James Byrd Jr. was born on 2nd May 1949 and died on 7th June 1998. He was an African-American man who was murdered by three white supremacists in Jasper, Texas. The culprits, Shawn Allen Berry, Lawrence Russell Brewer, and John William King dragged Byrd for three miles behind a pick-up truck along an asphalt road. Byrd, who remained conscious throughout most of his ordeal, was killed about halfway through the dragging when his body hit the edge of a culvert, severing his right arm and head. The murderers drove on for another mile and a half (2.4 km) before dumping his torso in front of a black cemetery in Jasper. Brewer was executed by lethal injection for this crime by the state of Texas on September 21, 2011. King remains on death row with an execution date of April 24th, 2019. Berry was sentenced to life imprisonment and will be eligible for parole in 2038.

John William King Death

John William King, who has been on Death Row for two decades, was executed on Wednesday night, 24th April 2019 after 6 p.m. in the death chamber at the Texas State Penitentiary at Huntsville. 

Birth Facts, Early Life, Birthday, Family, Wiki, Siblings, Education, And More

John William King was born on 3rd November 1974 in Mississippi, USA. His nationality is American and his ethnicity is White. He was the son of Ronald King and mother. His religion is Cristian and his zodiac sign is Sagittarius. His other early life information regarding his education, siblings and more will be added soon. 

Body Statistics (Height, Weight, Measurement, And More)

John is a very handsome person. He had several racist tattoos: a black man hanging from a tree, Nazi symbols, the words “Aryan Pride”, and the patch for a gang of white supremacist inmates known as the Confederate Knights of America. His other body details regarding his height, weight, body measurements will be added soon. 

Married, Unmarried Or In A Relationship

Moving towards his marital life, he has not revealed anything regarding his private life. He may be married or he may not be married. 

Net Worth, Earnings, Source of Wealth

The net worth and salary of John William King have not been published yet but it will be added soon. His net worth is estimated to be between $1K-$100K as of 2019.