Screenshot courtesy of CNN | Dexter King, son of the late civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., in Jackson, Tennessee on August 29, 1997.

Martin Luther King Jr.’s youngest son Dexter has died at age 62

Dexter Scott King, the youngest son of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., has died, according to statements from his family and the King Center.

The King Center confirmed in a statement the 62-year-old civil rights activist died Monday after a battle with prostate cancer.

The third child of Dr. and Mrs. Coretta Scott King was married to Leah Weber King since 2013.

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