Revisiting the murder of James Byrd Jr.

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The truck used to drag James Byrd Jr. (Courtesy Sarah Wilson Photography)

The road where James Byrd Jr was dragged (Courtesy Sarah Wilson Photography)

The chain used to drag James Byrd Jr. (Courtesy Sarah Wilson Photography)

The church in Jasper, Texas (Courtesy Sarah Wilson Photography)

John William King was put on death row for chaining Byrd to the back of a truck and dragging his body for nearly 3 miles (5 kilometers) along a secluded road in the piney woods outside Jasper, Texas. (Courtesy Sarah Wilson Photography)