by Gene Johnson
Seattle, Washington (AP)

A federal jury found a Vietnam veteran guilty Sept. 26, of first-degree murder in the death of a woman on the Lummi reservation near Bellingham 21 years ago.

Henry Keeler Redlightning faces an automatic sentence of life in prison for the death of Rita Disangh. Redlightning confessed to FBI agents last year that he strangled her after a bonfire at Fish Point in 1987, dumping her body in a slough of the Nooksack River.