Sunday, November 22, 2015

Lee Harvey Oswald is arrested, accused of killing JFK in 1963

(Originally published by the Daily News on November 23, 1963. This story was written by Henry Machirella.)

DALLAS, TEX., Nov. 22 - Lee Harvey Oswald, a 24-year old ex-marine who once tried to renounce his U.S. citizenship and become a Soviet citizen, was charged tonight with the murder of President Kennedy. Oswald was also charged with the murder of a Dallas policeman.

Dallas County District Attorney Henry Wade and Dallas Police Chief Jesse E. Curry said in a joint statement that the murder charges were based on "physical evidence." They added that Oswald had not confessed either crime.

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