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Investigation on-going in Red Lake councilman’s death

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RED LAKE — The weekend death of a Red Lake Tribal Council member involved a shooting and a woman has been taken into custody, officials said Wednesday.


However, few other details are being divulged about the death of Donald “Dudie” May Jr., 58, a cousin of Red Lake Tribal Chairman Floyd “Buck” Jourdain Jr., or the 47-year-old woman who was arrested Saturday.

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Crystal Dey
Crystal Dey covers crime, courts, tribal relations and social issues for The Bemidji Pioneer in Bemidji, Minnesota. Originally from Minnesota’s Iron Range, Dey has worked for the Echo Press in Alexandria, Minnesota, The Forum in Fargo, North Dakota, The Tampa Tribune in Tampa, Florida, the Hartford Courant in Hartford and West Hartford News in West Hartford, Connecticut. Dey studied Mass Communications at Minnesota State University Moorhead with an emphasis in Online Journalism. Follow Crystal Dey on Twitter @Crystal_Dey.
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