James Earl Ray (March 10, – April 23, ) was an American fugitive and felon .. James Earl Ray; Lorraine Motel (now National Civil Rights Museum); Funeral · MLK Records Act · Riots · Loyd Jowers trial · United States House Select. His family believes James Earl Ray was framed. Bernice, then 5 years old, at the April 9, , funeral of Martin Luther King Jr. in Atlanta. An FBI wanted poster for James Earl Ray, the assassin of Martin Luther The shooter was later identified as escaped convict James Earl Ray.
James Earl Ray died yesterday at Columbia Nashville Memorial Hospital in Nashville while serving a year sentence for the assassination of. A funeral for James Earl Ray, the confessed assassin of Martin Luther King Jr., will be held Thursday morning, his brother said. Jerry Ray said. James Earl Ray Obituary - James Earl Ray, 67, passed away on December 12, He leaves behind his wife of 36 years, Sandy Ray, son.
Fifty years later, the question lingers for some: Was James Earl Ray really a Bernice, Martin III, and Dexter at King's funeral on April 7, “It pains my heart that James Earl Ray had to spend his life in prison file photo, in Atlanta, Ga. attending the funeral of her husband.