Larry Payne


On March 28, 1968, sixteen year old Larry Payne was the lone victim of the violence that followed Martin Luther King’s sanitation worker’s march. Payne was killed by a shotgun blast fired by patrolmen as he emerged from a basement in a housing development. King had planned to visit Payne’s mother after his death, but he was killed.

Legal Status

It is uncertain whether legal action will be taken on this case.