Malcolm X’s Killer Paroled Today

Thomas Hagen the man convicted of Killing “Nation of ISlam” leader Malcom X was released from prison earlier today. Hagen, who is now 69 years old,   was the only person to admit his involvement in the assasination but was convicted and sentenced with two other individuals who claim no involvment in the assasination.

According to CNN Hagen has served 44 years of his 20 to life sentence which began in 1965 and has been seeking parole since 1984. After being a part of a prison work release program over the last 7 years he was finally granted his freedom.