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Feds investigate double deaths of children on ND reservation

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Federal and tribal officials are investigating what neighbors say is the homicide of two young children in St. Michael, N.D., on the Spirit Lake Indian Reservation.


On Monday, U.S. Attorney Timothy Purdon, the top federal prosecutor for North Dakota who handles felonies on Indian reservations, would say only that there is "an active investigation by the FBI and the BIA." But he said he could not confirm any details of what is being investigated.

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