Leonard Peltier has been in prison for over 40 years
Happy Birthday from Native News Online!
Published September 12, 2017
COLEMAN, FLORIDA – Leonard Peltier is celebrating his 73rd birthday today. Peltier is incarcerted at the U.S. Penitentiary in Coleman, Florida for his 1977 conviction in connection with a shootout with U.S. government forces, where two FBI agents and one young American Indian lost their lives.
Ten days ago, Peliter announced he recently underwent triple-bypass heart surgery in nearby Leesburg, Florida. Peltier is recovering and confined to a wheelchair at last report.