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March held in Hardin following recent death of 18-year-old woman

Posted at 10:42 AM, Sep 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-23 20:55:21-04

HARDIN - Hundreds of marchers walked through Hardin on Monday morning demanding justice following the recent death of an 18-year-old woman.

Family, friends and members of the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women group held the "Justice March for Kaysera Stops Pretty Places," whose body was found in Hardin on Aug. 29. She had been reported missing by her family two days earlier.

Authorities have released little information about the death, including how the woman died and whether her death is being investigated as a homicide.

Click here to read her obituary.

Marchers planned to begin at the corner of Rangeview Drive and Mitchell Avenue, near where the woman's body was found, and proceed to the steps of the Big Horn County House.

Desi Rodriguez-Lone Bear a missing indigenous women and girls advocate says, Kaysera is the 27th woman to go missing in big horn county and says the families just want answers. "That's one of the highest numbers of any county in Montana, and any county in the Country, and we are continuing to face red tape," said Rodriguez-lone Bear:. "The family on both sides have come to the Coronor, the county attorney, the investigators they continue to be told taht there is nothing that can be released, and they just want answers."

Rodriguez-Lone Bear said that families, advocates, community members, everyone needs to continue to amplify cases like Kaysera's.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.