“Vance and the Innocence Project, which represents the two men, confirmed to NBC News that they would “move to vacate the wrongful convictions of two individuals for the murder of Malcolm X” on Thursday afternoon. Islam died in 2009, but Aziz, who is in his 80s, continued to fight to clear his record. The development follows a 22-month investigation and decades of speculation that the case was mishandled from the start.” 2 men convicted of killing Malcolm X expected to be exonerated.