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Man Arrested in Killing of Thomas Jefferson Byrd

12 days ago   |   By NY Times

The 70-year-old Tony-nominated actor, who appeared in numerous films by the director Spike Lee, was found dead in Atlanta from multiple gunshot wounds on Oct. 3.
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Man busted in shooting death of actor Thomas Jefferson Byrd

Man busted in shooting death of actor Thomas Jefferson Byrd

12 days ago   |   By New York Post

Atlanta police have collared the man who shot dead an actor known for his roles in Spike Lee movies, cops said Friday. Antonio Demetrice Rhynes, 30, was arrested Friday morning and charged with felony murder in the death of Thomas Jefferson Byrd, who was known for his roles in Lee's flicks “He Got Game,” “Clockers,”...
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Georgia man charged with killing actor Thomas Jefferson Byrd, star of many Spike Lee movies

12 days ago   |   By NY Daily News

A man has been charged in the shooting death of Thomas Jefferson Byrd, a popular actor who was gunned down near his home in Atlanta earlier this month. The 70-year-old victim, who worked with director Spike Lee on multiple films, was found with several gunshot wounds to his back on the morning of Oct. 3, authorities said.
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