Fort Belknap Tribe halts extradition to local jurisdictions
The Fort Belknap Indian Community in Montana has stopped extraditing tribal members to local jurisdictions due to complaints of prisoner mistreatment.

A.J. LongSoldier, 18, whose mother is a tribal member, died in November at a county jail. Authorities are planning an inquest into his death.

The tribe is building a new detention center and renovating an existing facility.

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