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Quinault Nation president, victim's uncle speak at Walker sentencing hearing

About 100 members of the Quinault Indian Nation were among the friends and family of James “Jimmy” Smith-Kramer who packed the courtroom Friday morning as James Donald Walker of Hoquiam faced sentencing after pleading guilty to manslaughter and four other charges related to Smith-Kramer’s death last Memorial Day Weekend on a gravel bar on Donkey Creek about eight miles south of Amanda Park.

Walker was sentenced to 7 ½ years in jail.


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