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At ribbon cutting, FBI remembers 2 agents killed in 1975 at Pine Ridge


BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. -— As the Minneapolis division of the FBI celebrates the opening of its new $61 million facility in Brooklyn Center, it is also honoring two agents who lost their lives in the line of duty.

The building is being dedicated in memory of Special Agents Jack Coler and Ronald Williams. They were killed in 1975 on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota. They were searching for a fugitive when they came under intense fire.

At a ceremonial ribbon cutting Tuesday, FBI chaplain Brian Jaye said Coler and Williams made the ultimate sacrifice. He prayed the new facility would be a place where those sacrifices are not forgotten.

The FBI's Minneapolis division oversees Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota. Staff moved into the new building earlier this year.

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