10 Crusader Journalists Who Died Mysteriously



Walter Liggett

Walter Liggett, the editor of a radical journal known as the Midwest American, claimed Floyd B. Olson, the Farmer-Labor’s first governor, with betraying the group’s interests. Liggett was killed in a drive-by shooting right in front of his wife and daughter.

Mikhail Beketov

Mikhail Beketov, a Russian journalist and environmental activist, wrote multiple articles criticizing the Russian government for planning to destroy pieces of the Khimki Forest to construct a highway. Beketov was beaten by two men outside of his home with iron bars. He died from cardiac arrest.