Malcolm X’s lawyers said that the black leader who died as a result of his assassination during a speech at the Audubon Ballroom Conference Hall in Harlem district on February 21, 1965, may have been conspired by the New York Police Service (NYPD) or the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). He claimed that they had access to the evidence.
The family and lawyers of Black Ray Wood, who was an informant as a plainclothes police officer in the 1960s, wrote a letter admitting that “the NYPD and the FBI conspired to kill Malcolm X” when Wood was on his deathbed, the statement said. “What we’re trying to do is talk about restorative justice, pursue justice, as lawyers in the name of Malcolm X’s legacy,” said Attorney Ray Hamlin, speaking in the press release. used the expression.
It was noted that the letter included the information that Ray Wood was given the task of arresting Malcolm’s security team days before the assassination date, and that Wood put this letter into the hands of his cousin Reggie for disclosure after his death.
Statement from the New York police
The NYPD made the following statements in a statement on the matter yesterday: “A few months ago, the Manhattan District Attorney launched an investigation into the murder of Malcolm X, which resulted in two convictions. The NYPD provided all existing records on this case to the District Attorney. is determined to be. “
The issue of who killed Malcolm X has not been fully clarified 56 years after the murder. Three people arrested after the assassination were sentenced to life imprisonment.
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