Richard Jewell
Wiki, Height, Age, Net Worth, Family 2019


Police officer

Birthday

: 17 December 1962

Birthplace

: Danville, Georgia, US

Sign

: Sagittarius

Died

: 29 August 2007

Lived

: 44 years

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  • He was an American police officer and security guard

Real name: Richard Allensworth Jewell
When was Richard Jewell born? 17 December 1962
When did Richard Jewell die? / Died 29 August 2007
How many years did Richard Jewell live? / Lived 44 years
Where was Richard Jewell born? Danville, Georgia, US
Where did Richard Jewell die? / Deathplace Woodbury, Georgia, US
Zodiac sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American



Who was Richard Jewell? / Facts


  • While working as a security guard for AT&T, he became known in connection with the Centennial Olympic Park bombing at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia

  • Discovering a backpack filled with three pipe bombs on the park grounds, Jewell alerted police and helped to evacuate the area before the bomb exploded, saving many people from injury or death

  • Initially hailed by the media as a hero, Jewell was later considered a suspect, before ultimately being cleared

  • Jewell's case is considered an example of the damage that can be done by media based on bias

 

  • Despite never being charged, he underwent a "trial by media" with great toll on his personal and professional life
  • Jewell was eventually completely exonerated, and Eric Rudolph was later found to have been the bomber
  • He died of diabetes at age 44

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