Red Lake Nation News - Babaamaajimowinan (Telling of news in different places)

Two in custody in connection with Blue Bird's death


PINE RIDGE | A federal official said today that two people have been arrested in connection with the death of Emily Blue Bird, the 24-year-old mother of two whose body was discovered Thursday afternoon in a creek near Pine Ridge.

“Two suspects are currently in tribal custody at this time on tribal charges,” said Nedra Darling, a Washington, D.C.- based spokesperson for the Department of the Interior’s Office of the Assistant Secretary of Indian Affairs. Darling declined to release the identities of the two suspects or the charges they face, and referred all inquiries to the U.S. Attorney’s office in Sioux Falls.


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