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Alleged John F. Kennedy assassin is shot dead by Jack Ruby in police HQ

A photograph of a smoking bullet case


Barely 24 hours after he was alleged to have ended the life of President Kennedy, Lee Harvey Oswald was shot dead himself. He had managed to tell secret agents that he was a ‘patsy’ before he was killed by insecure Jewish nightclub owner, Jack Ruby.

The killing, like that of President Kennedy’s, was captured on film ensuring these few days in Dallas would never be forgotten...