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FBI investigating after body pulled from Tongue River near Ashland

Posted at 5:24 PM, May 02, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-03 00:12:46-04

ROSEBUD COUNTY- Federal and local authorities are investigating a death in Rosebud County, where police said a body was pulled from the Tongue River.

Rosebud County Sheriff’s Office photo

Police said Thursday afternoon they assisted the Bureau of Indian Affairs with the recovery of the body.

Officials say the body was pulled from the Tongue River near Ashland.

The family has been notified and an autopsy is scheduled for Friday, according to authorities.

The BIA and the FBI are investigating.

This is a developing story.

This afternoon, we assisted the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) with a body recovery, in the Tongue River, near Ashland. …

Posted by Rosebud County Sheriff's Office on Thursday, May 2, 2019

Reporting by Andrea Lutz for MTN News