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Oglala Sioux Tribe adds more names to list of suspicious deaths

The Oglala Sioux Tribe has added more names to a list of suspicious deaths on and near the Pine Ridge Reservation.

The U.S. Attorney's Office in South Dakota has already agreed to look at 28 cases, mainly from the 1970s. The tribe presented 16 more cases, including one that dates to 1964 and another from 2010.

The tribe is also asking for a second look at 11 cases that resulted in prosecutions.

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