Emily Harris (Yolanda)
On May 16, 1974, William and Emily Harris
entered Mel's Sporting Goods Store in Inglewood, California, to shoplift supplies for their safehouse.
The siege was televised live and watched by Tania (Patty Hearst), Teko (William Harris), and Yolanda (Emily Harris) in their hotel room.
The active participants at this time were: Bill and Emily Harris
, Patty Hearst, Wendy Yoshimura, Kathleen and Steve Soliah, James Kilgore and Michael Bortin.
also stated that Opsahl was killed by Emily Harris
, now known as Emily Montague, admitted to being the one holding the murder weapon, but said that the shotgun went off accidentally.
...SLA: Emily & Bill Harris
...Emily & Bill Harris were members of the early-Super70s American terrorist group called the Symbionese Liberation Army (SLA).
According to Patty Hearst and other witnesses, Emily Harris
fired the shot that killed Myrna Opsahl during the SLA's
April 15, 1975 bank robbery.
divorced Bill in 1984.Emily Harris, who learned how to use a computer while in prison, worked as a computer consultant in Southern California under the name Emily Montague while living with her partner, Noreen Lenay.
Bill Harris worked as an investigator for a private detective.
They were finally brought to justice for their roles in Opsahl's murder in January of 2002.On February 14, 2003 Emily Harris
received eight years for second degree murder while her
ex-husband Bill received seven years.
Through the years ...
Here are the mug shots of William & Emily Harris
superimposed on one of their many FBI wanted posters.