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Young Indian woman found murdered in Missouri

Police in Independence, Missouri, are seeking any information about Lakota R. Renville, a 22-year-old Indian woman whose body was found earlier this week on Sunday.

Renville's death is being treated as a homicide. She was found in an open gravel lot and her body had been wrapped in a blanket and carpet padding.

Renville lived in the northeast Kansas City area for the past two years. She was a member of the Sisseton-Wahpeton Sioux Tribe, according to a local resident who emailed Indianz.Com.

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Body identified (The Jackson County Examiner 10/19)
Murder victim identified (The Kansas City Star 10/18)