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Body Found in Fort Yates Field

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FBI spokesperson Kyle Loven confirms a woman's body was found in a field in Ft. Yates yesterday.

He believes it to be that of a 39-year-old.

Loven calls the death suspicious.

Tribal Chairman Dave Archambault also confirms the news but says a name is not being released.

Loven says the FBI and BIA are looking into the death and that the investigation is ongoing.

Rumors are swirling on social media about what happened...

But again, the identity of the body has not yet been confirmed by authorities.

Reporter Stephanie Scheurer talks to people living on the reservation-- and has more on the tragic event.

He says right now they do not know what happened and will not share any names yet.

But any death on the reservation... is upsetting to almost everyone who lives here.

"It's sad and the first thing that comes to your mind is who is it, because everybody pretty much knows who everybody is and then you ask well what happened," says Dave Archambault, Tribal Chairman.

He also says social media is blowing up with other possible similar incidences in the area.

"You can't control what anybody's going to say or do. You can only control what your reaction is and a lot of times when it comes from social media, it's not true," says Archambault.

While we wait to find out what exactly happened, residents of this tight knit community are starting to feel concerned for their safety.

"It's kind of freaky and scary but, I don't know. Facebooking, I heard about it on Facebook, I don't know what's going on."

"Kids walk to and from school, you know, my daughter's in high school graduating this year so it's scary. Now I'm scared to let them out of my sight."

Despite rumors online... Archambault can confirm they have only found one body.

And investigators are looking for answers.

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