Spike made this Freedom of Information request to Metropolitan Police Service (MPS)
Custody Records for James Earl Ray, 1968
Dear Metropolitan Police Service (MPS),
I should like to request the following information:-
Any and all archived material, case files and custody relating to the arrest, detention, questioning and extradition of Mr. James Earl Ray, apprehended and arrested at London Heathrow Airport on 8th June 1968 whilst travelling under a false Canadian passport under the name Ramon George Sneyd, between the dates 8th June 1968 to Present held by yourselves or originated by yourselves.
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