Law

Member of Ute Tribe faces murder and attempted murder charges






Grant Checora

A member of the Ute Tribe of Utah has been indicted in connection with a fatal shooting on the reservation.

Grant Hubert Checora, 21, is accused of shooting into a group of people in the early morning hours of June 11. Evan Cuch, 23, was wounded and died and two others -- reported to be teenagers -- were either shot or grazed by bullets.

Checora has been charged with murder in the second-degree while within Indian Country, attempt to commit murder while within Indian Country, and two counts of use and discharge of a firearm during a crime of violence.

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Feds indict Uintah County man in reservation homicide (The Deseret News 9/4)
Utah man indicted in Fort Duchesne murder (The Salt Lake Tribune 9/4)
Ute Tribe Member Faces Murder Charges (KNRS 9/4)