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Mam charged after digging up Native American burial mound

Mam charged after digging up Native American burial mound

AP — A Missouri man and others broke into a prehistoric Native American archeological site and dug up artifacts, causing hundreds of thousands of dollars in damage, according to a federal indictment.

Johnny Lee Brown, 70, of Clinton, Missouri, was charged in an 11-count indictment

The indictment alleges that Brown, two co-conspirators and others, excavated archeological items from federal land at Truman Lake near the town of Tightwad, Missouri, at least 10 times from June 2016 through September.

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