In Florida have detained 75-year-old deserter during the war in Vietnam

Linley Benson Lemburg

In the U.S. state of Florida arrested a 75-year-old Linley Benson of Lemburg (Linley Benson Lemburg), accused of desertion from the Armed forces of the United States during the war in Vietnam. On it informs TV channel Fox News.

For a long time, former military lived under an assumed name, William Michael Robertson (William Robertson Michael). As the date of birth he indicated on 29 August 1951, notes News4jax.

For a long time Lemburg could not find, however law enforcement officers managed to establish the whereabouts of the men.

The police opened the door his wife, who was shocked to learn the truth about her husband.

Limburg during the arrest offered no resistance. Men were fingerprinted and sent him in for questioning.

According to the channel, he went AWOL in 1972 to avoid being sent to the war in Vietnam. USA participated in potriveasca conflict from 1965 to 1973.

In time of war for desertion in the United States were threatened with the death penalty, but in 1945 such a punishment for such crimes was not used.