McLaughlin man sentenced to life in prison for murder

A McLaughin man will spend the rest of his life behind bars after being convicted of First Degree Murder.

The U.S. Attorney’s Office says that 44-year-old Casey Crow Ghost was sentenced to life in federal prison on Monday.

Authorities say his romantic partner was shot and killed on December 12th, 2020 in McLaughlin. Crow Ghost had claimed he shot the woman in self defense.

Her body was found 3 days later. Evidence found showed that Crow Ghost had killed the victim with a handgun.

He was convicted in August.


November 16, 2022