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Shonto Man Sentenced to More than 19 Years in Prison for Murder

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Arizona

     PHOENIX, Ariz. – This week, Emanuel D. Haudley, Sr., of Shonto, Ariz., was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Michael T. Liburdi to 235 months of imprisonment, to be followed by five years of supervised release.  Haudley had previously pleaded guilty to second-degree murder.

     On the night of July 17, 2019, Haudley killed the victim near Shonto, Ariz., on the Navajo Nation Reservation.  Haudley is an enrolled member of the Navajo Nation, as was the victim.

     The investigation in this case was conducted by the Navajo Nation Division of Public Safety and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.  The prosecution was handled by Assistant U.S. Attorneys Alexander Samuels and Hunter Bridges, District of Arizona, Phoenix.

Updated January 15, 2020

Indian Country Law and Justice
Violent Crime
Press Release Number: 2020-008_Haudley/CR-19-8191-PCT-MTL