Wind River students start support group after girl's death
A group of female students on the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming have created a support in group in response to the death of a 13-year-old girl.

The Young Ladies Circle will work to prevent violence against young women and will help girls with safety and sobriety issues.

Two men have been charged in connection with the girl's death. Kyeren Tillman, 19, has been charged with sexual abuse of a minor and Robert Spoonhunter, 21,has been charged with assault resulting in serious bodily injury.

In June 2008, three girls from the reservation died, reportedly of a methadone overdose.

The reservation is home to the Eastern Shoshone Tribe and the Northern Arapaho Tribe.

Get the Story:
Reservation death spurs formation of girls' support group (AP 4/27)
Brother of teenage girl accused in connection with sister’s death (The Casper Star-Tribune 4/21)

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