Murdered Musicians: Don Myrick – Earth Wind & Fire


Born – April 6th 1940
Died – July 30th 1993

Musician. R&B Singer and Saxophonist. He worked with many musical talents from the likes of, Anita Baker, Terry Callier, Fred Jackson Jr., George Massenburg, Marilyn Robinson, Chuck Findley and Earth, Wind & Fire. Myrick was killed July 30, 1993, while police were serving a search warrant. Santa Monica Police said Officer Gary Barbaro fired one shot after mistaking a butane lighter in Myrick’s hand for a weapon.

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