Lakota Country Times: Reward increased in murder of Lakota man

East LeRoy Robert Lee, 1995-2015. Photo from Facebook

F.B.I Increases Reward to $10,000 for East Lee Murder
By Lakota Country Times Staff

Nearly eight months have passed since the murder of 19-year-old East Lee. Since then, no arrests have been made and the perpetrators will walk free.

The Minneapolis office of the FBI is asking for the public’s help in solving the murder of Lee, who was an enrolled member of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe.

The FBI is hoping that a $10,000 reward leading to the arrest of those who murdered Lee will encourage individuals who might know information to come forward.

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Lee died after sustaining a gunshot wound to the head on October 20, 2015 at Brueschke Lake northeast of Eagle Butte. He was last seen alive shortly before his murder at a home in Eagle Butte.

Anyone who may have information about Lee’s death is asked to call the FBI Pierre Resident Agency office at 605-224-1331.

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