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James earl ray (march 10, 1928 – april 23, 1998) was the assassin of martin luther king jr on april 4, 1968, in memphis, tennesseeray was convicted on his forty-first birthday after entering a guilty plea to forgo a jury trial. On martin luther king jr's memphis hotel balcony he was 39 years old king left the city but vowed to return in early april to lead another demonstration.
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