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Cannonball Woman Pleads Guilty to Second-Degree Murder

U.S. Attorney’s Office June 24, 2013
  • District of North Dakota (701) 297-7400

BISMARCK—U.S. Attorney Timothy Q. Purdon announced that on June 24, 2013, Alisha Crow Ghost, 23, Cannonball, North Dakota, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to a charge of second-degree murder.

On November 10, 2013, Crow Ghost stabbed a man at a residence in Cannonball, North Dakota. The man died as a result of the injuries he sustained.

The charge of second-degree murder carries a maximum penalty of life in federal prison and a $250,000 fine.

The case was investigated by the Bureau of Indian Affairs-Standing Rock Agency and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Sentencing for Crow Ghost has been scheduled for September 30, 2013, in U.S. District Court in Bismarck, North Dakota, at 10:00 a.m.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Gary Delorme is prosecuting the case.

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