Who killed Martin Luther King? Assassin James Earl Ray and how he was finally caught

By Matt Roper & Steve Myall | Mirror

A pile of newspapers lies next to an unmade bed where it’s last occupant was not feeling well and had been lying down.

Lit occasionally by sunlight glinting through the drawn curtains, a half-drunk cup of coffee sits beside an unfinished meal.

The world has come a long way since April 4, 1968, when the life of one of history’s greatest civil rights leaders was brutally ended.

But in Room 306 of the Lorraine Motel, on whose balcony Martin Luther King was shot dead, time has stood still since that day 50 years ago.

Dr King, a charismatic baptist minister, had arrived in Memphis a day before to lead a protest of sanitation workers.

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