The Ray Lewis murder comments come alongside the fact that Ray Lewis is retiring following Super Bowl 2013. Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis briefly addressed the families of the two men murdered in Atlanta in an interview with Shannon Sharpe on CBS‘ pregame show.
As previously reported by The Inquisitr, the Ray Lewis murder comments referenced a 2000 case in which Ray Lewis and two associates, Reginald Oakley and Joseph Sweeting, were charged with murder in the stabbing deaths of two men following Super Bowl XXXIV in Atlanta. Ray Lewis was not charged, and the two men he was with were acquitted. The two murders remain unsolved, but Ray Lewis pleaded guilty to obstruction of justice after the incident.
According to USA Today, the Ray Lewis murder comments followed this question by Shannon Sharpe:
“A couple of weeks ago, the family of the incident in 2000, and I’m paraphrasing, but it goes something like this: While Ray Lewis is being celebrated by millions, two men tragically and brutally died in Atlanta. Ray Lewis knows more than Ray Lewis ever shared. What would you like to say to the family?”
Ray Lewis responded by invoking God as his witness:
“It’s simple. God has never made a mistake. That’s just who He is, you see. And if our system – it’s the sad thing about our system – if our system took the time to really investigate what happened 13 years ago, maybe they would have got to the bottom line truth. But the saddest thing ever was that a man looked me in my face and told me, ‘We know you didn’t do this, but you’re going down for it anyway.’ To the family, if you knew, if you really knew the way God works, he don’t use people who commits anything like that for His glory. No way. It’s the total opposite.”
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