Six decades after the murder of Emmett Till, the cousin who saw him last dies at 74
The Washington Post
September 5, 2017

“It was memories of that historically infamous night that Wright, who died on Monday, quietly carried with him until publishing his firsthand account in a 2010 book. Wright died on Monday morning from complications from bone cancer at his home in Countryside, Ill., according to the Chicago Tribune. He was 74 and is survived by his wife and extended family.”

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