Two of the three men convicted of killing Malcolm X in 1965 had their own judgments Empty A review of the case on Thursday found that the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the New York Police Department withheld vital evidence that could have led to his acquittal.
Muhammad A. The decisions of Aziz and the late Khalil Islam were vacated by New York’s state Supreme Court on Thursday.
One Investigation Led by Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr., the FBI and NYPD withheld documents that implicated other suspects and pointed to the distance between Aziz and Islam.
2020 netflix document, Who killed Malcolm X?, prompted Vance to reopen the case.
Evidence not given to the jury at the time pointed to William Bradley (a member of the same Nation of Islam mosque as the shooter who was captured at the scene) as a suspect, as he was more likely to be one of the shooters than Islam. The witness matched the description better. ,
After both Aziz and Islam offered credible excuses supported by testimony, a new witness came forward after the documentary and confirmed Aziz’s alibi.