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Cannon Ball Woman Sentenced for Voluntary Manslaughter

August 24, 2012

BISMARCK - U.S. Attorney Timothy Q. Purdon announced that on August 24, 2012, Ivanna Red Bow, 27, of Cannon Ball, N.D., was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Daniel L. Hovland on a charge of voluntary manslaughter. Red Bow pleaded guilty to the charge on April 24, 2012.

Judge Hovland sentenced Red Bow to six years and six months in federal prison to be followed by five years of supervised release. Red Bow was ordered to pay restitution of $5300 and to pay a $100 special assessment to the Crime Victim’s Fund.

On December 30, 2010, Red Bow assaulted her boyfriend, Loren Uses Arrow, with a knife, during a verbal and physical argument. Red Bow’s assault resulted in her inflicting a stab wound to Uses Arrow’s upper left chest area, causing Uses Arrow’s death.

The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Bureau of Indian Affairs - Standing Rock Agency.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Gary Delorme prosecuted the case.







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