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Yurok Tribal Chairman Resigns after 1990 Murder Conviction of Killing His Baby Daughter Surfaces


KLAMATH, CALIFORNIA — On Tuesday, James Dunlap resigned his position as tribal chairman of the Yurok Tribe, based in Klamath, California. Dunlap resigned after reports surfaced on social media he had fatally stabbed his three-month old baby daughter in 1988.

Thomas P. O’Rourke Sr. was sworn in as chairman of the Yurok Tribe on Wednesday.


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