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Unsolved Murders on Tribal Land to Be Reopened


Society & Culture  (tags: Yakama Nation, Indians, American Indians, Native Americans, culture, society, crime, murder, news, interesting, americans, ethics, death, humans, police, sadness )

Kat
- 2146 days ago - yakima-herald.com
More than 15 years has passed since Shari Dee Sampson Elwell's strangled and sexually mutilated body was found in a remote area of the Yakama reservation, but the family is still awaiting closure in the case. Her homicide capped a decade-long string...



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kat yazzie (400)
Tuesday January 6, 2009, 11:50 am
Plrease let me know if I need to post this, will you? Thanks!
 

Dalia H. (1283)
Tuesday January 6, 2009, 12:01 pm
Noted with sadness. The same thing happened in Juarez, Mexico. Maybe the autorithies hid something. These kinds of incidents are very strange when nobody discovers anything and maybe the killer is close.
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday January 6, 2009, 12:41 pm
It took them fifteen years. Its about time women stand up and let it be reconized that we are human beings. They do not follow up close enough on womens murders or disappearance. Last year there were over fifty thousant women missing.
 

Pamylle G. (462)
Tuesday January 6, 2009, 12:44 pm
Horrible ! And it looks as if no one cared enough to pursue these murders.
 

. (0)
Tuesday January 6, 2009, 2:10 pm
I would not be a easy target for I for warn ya I pack heat. If I have to get out of the car to get money out of the atm ya better be very careful for under my coat is a 38 ready to rumble. If it comes to me or them guess what? They loose!!! Thanks Kat
 

. (0)
Tuesday January 6, 2009, 3:42 pm
noted thank you
 

. (0)
Tuesday January 6, 2009, 3:47 pm
i clicked the gold note hopefully you will get the goldnote
 

kat yazzie (400)
Tuesday January 6, 2009, 4:38 pm
Thank you Barb!
 

Dandelion G. (386)
Tuesday January 6, 2009, 4:47 pm
My heart breaks for these families that lost loved ones, but I agree with Margo, women need to band together and have their voices be heard. If we lost that many Senators you better believe they would of found the killer by now.
 

sue M. (184)
Tuesday January 6, 2009, 5:45 pm
So many women, and the fight continues to bear arms. Speak up folks we may not like guns but when you are a victim I bet you wish you had. Change.org
 

Henry P. (171)
Tuesday January 6, 2009, 9:18 pm
Noted Thanks Kat
 

Alicya L. (228)
Wednesday January 7, 2009, 12:44 am
sad.. I do hope that those who are left behind with questions will find an answer and the quilty one send to jail!
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday January 7, 2009, 2:35 am
Noted. Thanks Kat.
 

Morgan Griffith (225)
Wednesday January 7, 2009, 6:45 am
One question posed is "how rich do you have to be to be assassinated rather than murdered?" the question should be "what criteria is used to determine you are human enough to be considered worthy of having your murder investigated?"
 
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