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Authorities escort James Earl Ray to the Shelby County Jail in Memphis, Tenn., following his arrest two months after the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. Ray was sentenced to prison in the civil rights leader's death and died in 1998. Then-County Sheriff Bill Morris had photos of Ray taken to document that he wasn't mistreated. (Associated Press/Shelby County Register's Office)

Authorities escort James Earl Ray to the Shelby County Jail in Memphis, Tenn., following his arrest two months after the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. Ray was sentenced to prison in the civil rights leader's death and died in 1998. Then-County Sheriff Bill Morris had photos of Ray taken to document that he wasn't mistreated. (Associated Press/Shelby County Register's Office)

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