Former Olympian found dead at Louisiana paper plant

December 1997
Jet;12/01/97, Vol. 93 Issue 2, p51
Informs that Rodney Milburn was found dead in a liquid-chemical tank at a Georgia Pacific paper plant in Port Hudson, Louisiana. Milburn's gold medal in the 1972 Olympics in Munich, Germany; Biographical information about the track star.


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