Merida was court-martialed and sentenced to 25 years in prison for murder.
But perhaps even more mysterious is Merida`s U.S. immigration status—or lack thereof.
"Friends and family members wrote the Army asking for a reduction in Merida`s sentence, citing the fact that his son, a toddler, needs him and that his wife speaks little English and relies on him. Merida was born in Veracruz, Mexico, and moved to the United States as a child."
The Raleigh News-Observer apparently didn’t think this News worth Observing.
Ask reporter Price why not!