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Tag: Ronald Peltier

Lawyers Want to Know About 2nd Man in 1975 Killings of 2 FBI Agents

Leonard Peltier/photo from his website

 
By Allan Lengel
ticklethewire.com

Lawyers for Leonard Peltier, the American Indian activist convicted of killing two FBI agents in South Dakota in 1975, want answers to help clear their client, the Buffalo News reports.

They’ve filed a lawsuit in Buffalo federal court to force the release of 927 pages of FBI files.

As part of their effort, the lawyers are trying to find out why a second man who was apprehended in the shootings , Frank Blackhorse,  was never charged, the Buffalo News reported.

One of the attorneys, Michael Kuzma, thinks that Blackhorse — aka Frank Deluca—was an FBI operative posing as an Indian activist. He believes FBI documents will show that, the Buffalo News reported.

Peltier, 67, who is serving two life sentences, has maintained his innocence.