Convictions will be overturned for pair in 1965 assassination of Malcolm X

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New York Daily News

NEW YORK — Two men found guilty in the 1965 assassination of Malcolm X in Harlem’s Audubon Ballroom have been cleared in a new investigation, and their convictions are expected to be thrown out Thursday, sources told the Daily News. The announcement followed a 22-month probe by Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance Jr. and attorneys for the two convicted men in a long-controversial murder case dating to the administration of Mayor Robert F. Wagner. Prosecutors, along with the New York Police Department and the FBI, were exposed for withholding key exculpatory evidence against Muhammad Aziz and …

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