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Solving A 1964 Cold Case: Mystery Of Frank Morris

Frank Morris (in the apron and visor) is seen standing in front of his shoe shop in the 1950s. He was killed when his shoe shop burned down in Ferriday, La., in 1964.

from Mail Online

Inmates who escaped from Alcatraz in 1962 DID survive, claim relatives

Frank Morris

Frank Morris Estava aprisionado em Atlanta, por assalto à mão armada e posse de narcóticos. Foi considerado criminoso de Inteligência Superior, transferido para Alcatraz e conseguiu escapar.


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…

Did Frank Morris Survive After He Escaped From Alcatraz?

William Morris Founder of the Arts and Craft movement. One of the most influential designers of the 19th century "Have nothing in your homes that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful."


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

from BBC News

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.