Authorities investigate brutal murder of Wampanoag woman

Authorities in Massachusetts are investigating the murder of a member of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe.

Crystal Perry, 44, was brutally beaten and stabbed to death at a home in East Falmouth early Wednesday morning. Kristopher Williams, 24, was also killed.

"Our tribal community is deeply saddened and hurt by the tragic death and loss of our beloved Tribal Member Crystal Perry. I ask all of our tribal community, neighbors and friends to join together with prayer and love towards healing during this very difficult time," Chairman Cedric Cromwell said in a statement, according to news reports. "We pray for safety, for the swift apprehension of whomever committed this shocking, inhumane act, and for the culprit to be brought to justice. Our Community must stand up and we will not stand down until justice prevails."

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Two slain in East Falmouth (The Cape Cod Times 6/13)
Couple killed in Falmouth home (The Falmouth Enterprise 6/13)

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