Still No Word On Reservation Deaths
Riverton, Wy – The Fremont County Coroner says it could
take weeks to determine what killed three teenage girls found dead on the Wind River Reservation.
Coroner Ed McAuslan said Monday that preliminary autopsy
investigations on the girls didn't determine their cause of death.
He says more detailed toxicology reports could take from four to
Special Agent Kathleen Wright, a spokeswoman for the FBI in
Denver, said Monday that the agency can't comment on the
A spokesman for the Northern Arapaho Tribe has identified the
three victims as Alexis Gardner, Alex Whiteplume, and Winter Rose
Thomas. Officials have said the girls were ages 13, 14 and 15, but
didn't have the respective age for each girl.
Their bodies were found last Wednesday at a reservation housing
complex south of Riverton.