Chauncey Bailey murder: ‘Justice has finally been done’

Chauncey Bailey murder: ‘Justice has finally been done’

June 10, 2011

OAKLAND — Nearly four years after Oakland Post editor Chauncey Bailey was gunned down on his morning walk to work, a jury convicted the former leader of Your Black Muslim Bakery of murder for ordering the journalist’s assassination. Yusuf Bey IV — who a prosecutor said terrorized Oakland — will likely spend the rest of his life in prison.

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