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Rafer Johnson, Olympic gold medalist who nabbed RFK killer, dead at 86

December 17, 2020

Rafer Johnson, who won the decathlon at the 1960 Rome Olympics and helped subdue Robert F. Kennedy‚Äôs assassin in 1968, died Wednesday, Decmeber 2, 2020. He was 86. He died at his home in the Sherman Oaks section of Los Angeles, according to family friend Michael Roth. No cause of death was announced. Johnson was… [Read More]