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Courtesy Federal Bureau of Investigation

Arrest of suspected King assassin James Earl Ray

A little more than two months after the murder of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., suspected assassin and white supremacist James Earl Ray is captured at London's Heathrow Airport. Ray is extradited and charged. After eventually pleading guilty, he is sentenced to 99 years in prison.

Pictured: James Earl Ray wanted poster.