The Red Lake Department of Public Safety confirms that tribal representative Donald May Jr. is now dead. The director of Public Safety, William Brunelle, says officers responded to a 911 call regarding a shooting on Saturday evening. May’s body was found dead on site.
The Red Lake Department of Public Safety also says that a 47-year-old female who was taken into custody and faces charges of domestic violence, third degree assault, and disorderly conduct.
FBI Chief Division Counsel Kyle Loven says that that the FBI is involved in an active investigation regarding the suspicious death. Loven said, “We are working with our partners at the Red Lake reservation, the Red Lake tribal authorities, to determine what exactly happened and why he is deceased.”
Since the investigation is active at this point, the FBI was not able to give many details regarding the incident, but they did stress that the investigation is moving forward.