Murdered: Sherry Wounded Foot
Murdered

Sherry Wounded Foot

A woman is found beaten in NE, and eventually passes away from her injuries

Last updated: November 18, 2021

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Last updated November 18, 2021

Sherry Wounded Foot

A woman is found beaten in NE, and eventually passes away from her injuries

  • Whiteclay, NE
  1. Date of Death:August 17, 2016
  2. Age at Incident:January 1, 1970
  1. Race:Native American / Indigenous
  2. Gender:Female

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Sherry was 50 years old when she was found beaten unconscious outside a building in Whiteclay, Nebraska, on August 5th, 2016. She would die a couple of weeks later in the hospital from blunt-force trauma to her head. Her death was ruled a potential homicide and no arrests have ever been made in connection with Sherry's death.

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Pine Ridge Hospital

Pine Ridge, SD

The ambulance medics "made a determination that no emergency existed, when indeed this was a critical life-threatening situation," before dropping her off at the Indian Health Service emergency room in Pine Ridge around 10:05 a.m.