No answers 2 years after indigenous student vanishes: Part 2

The family of Ashley Loring Heavy Runner says the complicated, underfunded justice system in the Blackfeet Nation has forced them to investigate her disappearance on their own.
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The disappearance of twenty year old Ashley lowering heavy runner and shattered her younger sister John. There's a crisis fascism. After Lester and it's I mean can tell role. This is her graduation picture fashion and that's ahead absolutely Aaron mean about myself sometimes. I. If all night kind of policy the link up. Only for her cousin door. But she never does. For Ashley's older sister Kimberly. Her life has been consumed by a desperate search for answers. Competitive if there's still mean. And diamond earrings and zionism. They're. The family would celebrate how she's 21 birthday without her. And marched to mark year anniversary of the. But then the Stanley got permission to search a trailer Ashley had reportedly visited this summer she vanished. Law enforcement had already gone through it but the skeptical fan we wanted to look for themselves. And totally weird to be in the house. Refit it to fit to be here. Thanks that this colored and says there quickly and can be handled. Yeah. The family backed carpet for law enforcement. Just like they did the tattered sweater and boots from last summer searches and as enamored tested because he also tried to do what the static. Still waiting all year for that any tax and disinvited doll Kim released determination never waivers. Even testifying before the senate Indian affairs committee you just days before her testimony Ashley's name appeared publicly on the national missing persons database for the first time. He'd eighteen month. Please look into the law enforcement that do deal with missing and murdered indigenous women because our girls our people and I meant. All our imports. The day after Kimberly testimony she got a surprise column she was just hysterical. And chase an FBI called they found human remains it's too early to tell whether and that is by that was found is ask the on the Jenna and justice Ashley's aunt and uncle went to the site where the remains were found anything don't want it fair. But anyone it bigger because. In idolize them we want peace. But just. Why her home. You know on it and that's literally. That we have to live. Every day. Every single thing. But the lead was false the body turned out to be decades old yet another crushing moment for the Stanley. It was a very hard even. And I hope. And they laid back and connects. And I hope that we will get our consciousness. Even if it's actually. Gaining trust but what we really want this. To her to open on time come through. Six months later the family approaches two years without Ashley. Crowds since perhaps most painful for her baby sister if he's hilarious Johnny Lin is set to earn her high school diploma. A day she had long planned to celebrate we've actually yeah feet and should I was coming I'm doing owning this thing can dial. Johnnie Lynn spends most of her own ceremony in tears. And I want to look into the crowd. Because enough. Inoa you know sliced and there. But by the time she takes. Days she is all smiles. Updated three doubtful. For family on the front lines of the hidden crisis. Even though it continues. Its still new to us because this is not. This is not normal to us. No matter what it can keep looking trash. Yeah. No one. Has ever been arrested or charged in relation to Ashley is lowering heavy runners. Disappearance. The BIA and FBI both declined to be interviewed for this report but a DIA spokesperson wrote to ABC news claiming the agency to conduct its. Sixty in her hands and sick searches for actually stating their personnel take all of their investigation seriously. An FBI spokesperson wrote it investigates all appropriate matters regardless of age race and gender. If you have any information regarding Ashley's case please contact this number. I.

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