Spirit Lake woman sentenced for partner's death
A woman from the Spirit Lake Dakotah Nation of North Dakota was sentenced to 6.5 years in federal prison for stabbing her boyfriend to death.

Rebecca Brown, 49, was sentenced on a voluntary manslaughter charge. The U.S. Attorney's Office in North Dakota said she stabbed Derek Longie, 36, in the chest in January.

Brown was ordered to pay for $6,500 to the Spirit Lake Dakotah Nation, and about $2,000 to Longie’s mother, to cover funeral expenses.

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Woman gets 6 1/2 years for stabbing boyfriend to death (AP 10/23)
Fort Totten woman sentenced for killing boyfriend (The Grand Forks Herald 10/23)