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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of South Dakota

Monday, January 28, 2013

Parmelee Woman Charged With Involuntary Manslaughter

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Parmelee, South Dakota woman has been indicted by a federal grand jury for Involuntary Manslaughter.

Kamelia Ione No Moccasin, age 28, was indicted by a federal grand jury on January 16, 2013. She appeared before United States Magistrate Judge Mark A. Moreno on January 24, 2013 and pled not guilty to the indictment. The maximum penalty upon conviction is up to 8 years’ in custody, a $250,000 fine, or both; 3 years of supervised release; and a $100 Special Assessment. Restitution may also be ordered.

The charge is merely an accusation and No Moccasin is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

The investigation is being conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Rosebud Sioux Tribe Law Enforcement Services. Assistant United States Attorney Marie H. Ruettgers is prosecuting the case.

No Moccasin was released on bond pending trial. A trial date has not been set.

Updated June 22, 2015