With those cold, callous words, the life of Myrna Opsahl was dismissed by the Symbionese
Liberation Army terrorists who murdered her during a Carmichael, California, bank robbery
on April 21, 1975.
know who was there when she was shotgunned to death. We know who pulled the trigger. One
of the self-confessed participants wrote a book and told us. Another of the eight broke
down and told a friend. We have that testimony. Still another confessed her part under
oath in a follow-up investigation.
then there's the physical evidence: fingerprints, ballistics, metallurgical evidence,
eyewitnesses. Taken in total, the case for prosecuting the former members of the
Symbionese Liberation Army for taking Myrna Opsahl's life is irrefutable. Twenty-six years
is long enough to have waited.