Who Killed Martin Luther King?


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Martin Luther King, Jr. died when James Earl Ray assassinated him by gunshot at the age of 39 on April 4, 1968.
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According to the investigations conducted at that time, a racist petty criminal looking to make a name for himself going by the name Earl Ray, stalked Martin Luther King Jr. and shot him through the neck from an elevated angle instantly killing Martin Luther Jr. Earl Ray was a high school drop out and military reject.
Martin Luther King was killed because he was fighting for the rights, equality and humane treatment of Blacks in the USA. This did not please the white population because they considered blacks as their slaves and not their equals. He was very vocal against racism eventually leading to his assassination in 1968.
Martin Luther King was assassinated by James Earl Ray on April 4th 1968. James was found guilty of King’s murder and he was sentenced to 99 years in prison even though he maintained that he was innocent and that he could not have killed King.
Martin Luther King was killed on the balcony of his room at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee. A gaping wound covered a large portion of his jaw and neck. He was felled by a sniper's bullet supposedly by James Earl Ray, according to the Government.
Martin Luther King Jr. was killed by a single shot to the neck and jaw that severed his spinal chord killing him instantly at 6:01 p.m. on April 4, 1968. He was standing on the balcony of his motel room when he was shot from a distance.
James Earl Ray shot Martin Luther King and killed him instantly,Earl dropped the murder weapon with prints at the same spot.
Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated on 4 April 1968. He died as a result of a single gunshot wound to the neck which severed the spinal cord. He died instantly.
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Martin Luther King, Jr., clergyman and civil rights activist, was shot and killed by James Earl Ray, on April 4th, 1968 in Memphis, Tennessee. He was only 39 years old.
Martin Luther King was killed by James Earl Ray at a hotel in Memphis.
Martin Luther King, Jr. was killed in Memphis, Tennessee, at 6:01 p.m. on April 4, 1968. He was standing on the balcony outside his motel room. He was hit in the right cheek/jaw.
James Earl Ray is the confessed assassin of Martin Luther King, Jr. He died of liver
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