James Earl Ray, Wanted Poster
On June 10, 1977, James Earl Ray and six other convicts escaped from Brushy Mountain State Penitentiary in Petros, Tennessee. Ray and the other inmates were captured and returned to prison on June 13. About this photo: This FBI poster was from Ray's first appearance on the FBI’s Most Wanted List in 1968. His 1977 escape earned Ray a second entry on the list.  Photo credit: Federal Bureau of Investigation / Wikimedia

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