Ray Tapes Restored

Posted on: 10:44 pm, April 2, 2013, by

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Video tapes related to the prosecution of James Earl Ray have been restored and converted to digital technology.

The tapes show Ray returning to Memphis in 1968 to face charges for the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

He arrives by plane with the FBI and is taken to the Shelby County Courthouse.

We also get a glimpse of the jurors in his trial.

They were all men, two of them were African-American.

The tapes were restored by the Shelby County Register.