PINE RIDGE, S.D. (AP) — A Pine Ridge woman is accused of killing a man with a tire iron.

The Rapid City Journal reports that Jeffrey Janis Sr. was pronounced dead at a hospital after the Aug. 11 incident in Wanblee.

Thirty-four-year-old Krystin Spotted Calf is facing a second-degree murder charge that carries the prospect of life in prison. It wasn't immediately clear if she has an attorney. She could stand trial in federal court in late October.

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