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Forum News Service, Published August 15 2013

FBI investigating New Town death

NEW TOWN, N.D. – The Federal Bureau of Investigation is investigating a death that occurred in New Town, but authorities are releasing few details.

The FBI was notified Monday evening of the death of a male, said FBI spokesman Kyle Loven.

The FBI and Bureau of Indian Affairs are investigating, but are unable to provide further information, he said.

“At this point, it’s an active investigation,” Loven said.

New Town is on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation.

New Town Police Chief Art Walgren said the death occurred in the city, but he could not say where or release any other information.

“We are involved, but only as an assisting agency,” Walgren said.