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Officer escorting JFK assassin when he was shot dies at 99

Retired detective maintained no conspiracy in Kennedy killing, only a 'misguided person who succeeded in murdering a president'.

Flashpoint: Lee Harvey Oswald reacts as Dallas night club owner Jack Ruby, foreground, shoots at him from point blank range in a corridor of Dallas police headquarters and on the left is detective Jim Leavelle.

Flashpoint: Lee Harvey Oswald reacts as Dallas night club owner Jack Ruby, foreground, shoots at him from point blank range in a corridor of Dallas police headquarters and on the left is detective Jim Leavelle.

Date - 30th August 2019
By - Nick Hudson - Police Oracle
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An officer captured in one of the most iconic photographs in policing history has died days after celebrating his 99th birthday. Retired Dallas detective Jim Leavelle was captured in one of history's most famous images as he escorted President...
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