DA: ‘No evidence’ reporter investigating JFK assassination was murdered – New York Post
The Manhattan District Attorney’s Office says it has “found no evidence” that newspaper reporter and TV star Dorothy Kilgallen was murdered as she dug deep into the JFK assassination.
After announcing last January it would take a new look at Kilgallen’s Nov. 8, 1965, death, a “thorough, eight-month-long investigation” could not conclude that it was a homicide, the DA said in a statement. It thanked her supporters, and promised to review any new evidence that emerges.
The office refused to discuss its findings.
Mark Shaw, author of a book on Kilgallen, “The Reporter Who Knew Too Much,” slammed the decision as a “miscarriage of justice” and a “coverup,” citing at least eight witnesses not contacted by the DA.
Kilgallen, 52, was found dead in her Manhattan apartment the morning after she appeared as a regular on the hit TV game show “What’s My Line?”
The city’s then-medical examiner ruled it accidental, caused by a combination of sleeping pills and liquor. Shaw argues she was drugged, possibly by Mafia associates, and that her JFK files were stolen.
“The American public should know what happened to one of its heroes, a reporter with unqualified integrity who sought the truth about the JFK assassination and was killed for doing so,” Shaw said.
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