Cannonball Woman Pleads Guilty to Second-Degree Murder
|U.S. Attorney’s Office June 24, 2013|
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.