Remains of missing 17-year-old found north of Manderson
Her last reported communication with family had been via text message on February 5 from Rockyford, S.D.
PINE RIDGE RESERVATION, S.D. — The Oglala Sioux Tribe Department of Public Safety says they have located the remains of 17-year-old Shayna Youngman Afraid Of His Horses, who was last seen on February 3 at a residence in Fraggle Rock.
The remains were located on Friday, February 11 north of Manderson. Her death is being investigated as a homicide; one person of interest has been taken into custody. The identity of that individual has not been released.
OST Public Safety says they are investigating the incident along with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and that they do not believe there to be an ongoing threat to the community at this time.