Lee Morgan

The State of Things
12:05 pm
Tue March 11, 2014

NC Author Explores the Hidden Story Behind Lee Morgan's Killer

The Lady Who Shot Lee Morgan

Author Larry Thomas previews his new book, 'The Lady Who Shot Lee Morgan'


In 1972, jazz trumpeter Lee Morgan was fatally shot in a New York City club where he had performed. The killer of the 33 year-old? His common-law wife Helen Morgan. After the incident, she disappeared from the public eye and little else was known about her until recently.

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