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2011
NORTH AMERICA CONTINENT
Mississippi

James Anderson Murdered in Hate Crime

James Anderson was an assembly line worker at an auto plant in Mississippi.   On June 26, 2011, Mr. Anderson was randomly targeted by three white males who robbed and repeatedly beat him, and then murdered him by driving a truck over him several times.  The violent acts of the trio were recorded on a nearby surveillance video.
 
Accomplices in the
Murder of James Anderson
 
During the course of the FBI investigation, it was determined that the three and seven others had engaged in several hate crimes against African Americans, over a one year period.