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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Pine Ridge Woman and Man Charged with Murder and Accessory to Murder

United States Attorney Randolph J. Seiler announced that a federal grand jury has indicted a Pine Ridge, South Dakota, woman for First Degree Murder, and a Pine Ridge, South Dakota, man for Accessory to First Degree Murder.

Elizabeth Ann LeBeau, a/k/a Ann LeBeau, age 23, and Fred Quiver, a/k/a Fred Brings Plenty, age, 29, were indicted on January 26, 2016.

The Indictment alleges that on or between January 1, and January 3, 2016, LeBeau murdered Emily Bluebird by strangulation, and that between January 1, and January 21, 2016, Brings Plenty was an accessory to Bluebird’s murder. 

The charges are merely an accusation and LeBeau and Quiver are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.  Their initial appearance has not been scheduled.  The defendants are in custody.

The investigation is being conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Megan Poppen is prosecuting the case.  

Topic: 
Violent Crimes
Updated January 28, 2016