Richard Jewell

Richard Allensworth Jewell was an American security guard and law enforcement officer who alerted police during the Centennial Olympic Park bombing at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia.... Wikipedia

  • Born:  Richard White, December 17, 1962, Danville, Virginia, U.S.
  • Died:  August 29, 2007, Woodbury, Georgia, U.S.
  • Occupation:  Security guard, Police officer, Deputy Sheriff
  • Known for:  Alerting the police and public prior to the Centennial Olympic Park bombing during the 1996 Summer Olympic Games in Atlanta, Georgia, saving the lives of hundreds of attendees in the process, and then being falsely accused of the bombing
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