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FBI offering $5,000 reward for information in death of Bear Creek man



The Federal Bureau of Investigation announced on Monday that the FBI is offering a $5,000.00 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the death of East Lee.


Richard T. Thornton, Special Agent in Charge of the Minneapolis Division of the FBI, said that the body of Mr. Lee was discovered at Brueschke Lake three miles north of Eagle Butte,  on October 20. 

Lee was discovered to have died from a single gunshot wound to the head. It is estimated that Mr. Lee was killed on either October 19th or 20th.


If anyone has any information concerning the death of East Lee, they are asked to contact the Pierre office of the FBI at (605) 224-1331.