Category: 1982
February – Death Toll: 2

Source: Seattle Times CHICAGO — For nearly 26 years, the affidavit was sealed in an envelope and stored in a locked box, tucked away with the lawyer’s passport and will. Sometimes he stashed the box in his bedroom closet, other times under his bed. Then, about two years ago, Dale Coventry, the box’s owner, got a call from his former [...]

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June 19th – Death Toll: 1

Source: Asian Week June 19, 1982 – Vincent Chin attends his bachelor party at Fancy Pants, a strip club in suburban Detroit. Autoworkers Ronald Ebens and his stepson, Michael Nitz, enter the bar. Ebens taunts Chin, who he mistakenly thinks is Japanese and blames for the ailing U.S. auto industry. A fight ensues. After the fight is broken up, Chin leaves [...]

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