Colorado River Indian Tribes Tribal Member Sentenced to 15 Years in Federal Prison for Second Degree Murder
PHOENIX – On Feb. 11, 2019, Larson Namow Burns, 29, formerly of Parker, Ariz., was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Diane J. Humetewa to 180 months in prison, followed by five years of supervised release. Burns had previously pleaded guilty to second degree murder.
On Jan. 3, 2018, Burns strangled the victim and inflicted several blows with a blunt object, resulting in the victim’s death. The victim was a member of the Colorado River Indian Tribes. Burns is also a member of the Colorado River Indian Tribes and the murder happened on the Colorado River Indian Tribes Indian Reservation.
CASE NUMBER: CR-18-00379-PHX-DJH
RELEASE NUMBER: 2019-010_Burns
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