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 James Berlin “Mickey” Hughes

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James Berlin “Mickey” Hughes

Birth
Magoffin County, Kentucky, USA
Death 9 Mar 1977 (aged 31)
Dansville, Ingham County, Michigan, USA
Burial Stockbridge, Ingham County, Michigan, USA
Memorial ID 12947080 View Source
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Subject of the book and movie "The Burning Bed" starring Farrah Fawcett and Paul LeMatt. After suffering years of abuse at the hands of her husband, Francine Hughes, poured gasoline around Mickey's bed while he was sleeping and struck a match. Mickey died in the fire. Francine was found not guilty by reason of temporary insanity.


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