***BREAKING NEWS***Marine veteran and Miami native Jon Hammar to be released from Mexican prison today
CBS 4 Local News (Miami) is reporting that Jon Hammar, the Miami native and Marine veteran who has been imprisoned in Mexico chained to a bed will be released today.
Ex-Marine To Be Released From Mexican Jail Friday
MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Twenty-seven-year-old former Marine Jon Hammar of Palmetto Bay will be released Friday from a Mexican prison, according to U.S. Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen.
Hammar was arrested over the summer in Mexico because he carried an antique shotgun over the border. He and his family and said it was an honest mistake.
In a recent photo, Hammar was shown in prison chained to a bed causing concern amongst his family.
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