Man convicted of murder alongside boxer who inspired Dylan song Hurricane dies aged 75

The man convicted of murder alongside boxer Rubin “Hurricane” Carter, who inspired a Bob Dylan song and Denzel Washington film, has died aged 75.

John Artis died of a gastric aneurysm at home in Hampton, Virginia, his friend Fred Hogan, who helped overturn his conviction, said.

Mark Gibson

Graduates in Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 1990. Move to Los Angeles California in 2004. Specialized in Internet journalism.

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