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Department of Justice

U.S. Attorney's Office
Northern District of Indiana

For Immediate Release

Wednesday, August 24, 2016
David Capp
, United States Attorney
Contact: Ryan Holmes

Lindani Mzembe Found Guilty By Jury Trial

SOUTH BEND – United States Attorney for the Northern District of Indiana, David Capp, announced that Lindani Mzembe, 32, of South Bend, Indiana was found guilty, after a 2 ½ day jury trial, of kidnapping, extortion, discharging a weapon during a crime of violence and felon in possession of a firearm.

This case was prosecuted as a result of an investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives; Federal Bureau of Investigation; South Bend Police Department and the St. Joseph County Metro Homicide.  This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorneys John M. Maciejczyk and Joel Gabrielse.

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