OSTDPS investigating possible arson in burning of Wounded Knee churches

PINE RIDGE RESERVATION, S.D.  — The Oglala Sioux Tribe Department of Public Safety is investigating a possible arson incident that involved the burning down of two churches near Wounded Knee.

OST Department of Public Safety Police Chief Robert Ecoffey says the incident is under investigation, and that a suspect is in custody.

Authorities are also searching for another individual and say that the incident appears suspicious.

Both the OSTDPS and The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms and Explosives are investigating.

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