The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida on March 28, 1998 · Page 18
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The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida · Page 18

West Palm Beach, Florida
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Saturday, March 28, 1998
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THE PALM BEACH POST SATURDAY, MARCH 28, 1998 19A 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Reinvestigation finds Ray killed King OSS- 'Ai yii:3 Vie Associated Press I MEMPHIS The district attorney Friday said a reinvestigation of the murder of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. found no evidence anyone other than James Earl Ray committed the Crime. ; "There is simply no credible evidence to support a new trial for Mr. Ray," Bill Gibbons said. "The evidence against him is overwhelming." ; Gibbons' probe began last jear after King's widow, Coretta health, avoided a possible death sentence by pleading guilty in 1969 and was sentenced to 99 years in prison after a rifle belonging to Ray with his fingerprints on it was found at the murder scene. Ray later recanted his confession and contended he was framed by an underworld figure named Raoul. Gibbons' investigation found no evidence such a man was involved in a plot. Scott King, and son Dexter said Ray should receive a trial to clear up lingering suspicions of a conspiracy in the April 4, 1968, assassination in Memphis. He said his investigation was limited to whether Ray had an accomplice, and did not go into wide-ranging conspiracy theories alleging involvement by the government and organized crime. "Any such investigation is for someone else with a different mission or purpose," he said. Ray, now 70 and in poor J:mifi ran 'fiiii' m.- dn n rat m - . m n Mfltvr'' !iit3 -TfU- otjaCF flj OUTER'S Use 1-95 exits 50 or 51 then west Use 1-95 exit WUr 56 then east g" 1 TWO HUGE SHOWROOEV1S Serving South Rorida For Over 73 Years, Since 1 925! I WEST PALM BEACH NORTH PALM BEACH 655 N. Military Trail Northlaka Blvd. at U.S. Hwy. 1 471-3538 844-1371 umtu i u ii rn GWRDlKfirt DKnritsssir Exsspt S-jtes Tax 5 rs'v j j i J r- WLbepeei? cidl? Bee TCdds TfeKsnS ')- 'N, SAVE BIG on CATER'S FURNITURE famous name brand furniture like Broyhill, MUST MAKE ROOM FOR NEW MERCHANDISE! Cater's Furniture is clearing out Bassett, Stanley, Stratolounger, many first quality pieces, special MS Natuzzi, Simmons, 0 ti order cancellations, La-Z-Boy, discontinued styles, Benchcraft, ( Lexington, floor samples, and one-of-a-kinds. Ashley, WHILE THEY LAST! Universal, and MANY MORE! PLUS -ALL is LiS Lis 1997 SIMMONS because BEAUTFEEST EEBBING Umv're none, MUST GO NOW! i s 1 1 . If Store Hours: 10-0:30 Daily Sat. 10-6 Sun. 1-5 we export! FINANCF OFFFR - Qualified Cater's credit rA onr r r-1 iirnu free local ape delivery FAST DELIVERY &xssttTXSi under $1000. DISCOUNTS apply to in-stock items only and do not apply to previous sales. Sale prices end April 3, 1993. customers only. Must be paid in full by March 28, 1999 to avoid accrued finance charges. Must accept delivery by April 16, 1993.

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