Brother charged in teen's death on Wind River Reservation
Arapahoe, Wy – The 21-year-old brother of a slain girl told authorities that he put her in a choke hold and then threw her against a weight bench after he caught her having sex with another teen. Robert Spoonhunter of Arapahoe faces a federal charge of assault
resulting in serious bodily injury. The body of 13-year-old Marisa
Spoonhunter was found on the Wind River Indian Reservation earlier
Authorities have not released the victim's name, but family
members have publicly identified her. Marisa Spoonhunter's body was
found east of Ethete on April 17.
In a federal complaint filed Tuesday, FBI agents say Robert and
Marisa Spoonhunter and 19-year-old Kyeren Tillman, of Arapahoe,
were drinking before the incident occurred.
Tillman is charged with sexual abuse of a minor.