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Tribe demands details on investigation into burned woman

Nearly two months after a woman was found severely burned on the Crow Indian Reservation, the tribe is still seeking information about the case from federal investigators, tribal leaders said.

The victim was found on April 17 in a field near the border between the Northern Cheyenne and Crow reservations with burns over most of her body, The Billings Gazette reported (http://bit.ly/28qcUKZ). Doctors told the woman's family she had walked about 3 miles before collapsing, said Crow Sen. Shawn Real Bird.

The FBI and the Bureau of Indian Affairs say she is being treated for her injuries and they can't comment because the investigation is ongoing. The agencies wouldn't confirm the...

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