BEGGS, Okla. — A mother accused of shooting and killing two of her children in 2018 was indicted in federal court this week after a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling changed how crimes involving Native Americans are handled.
A federal grand jury indicted Amy Hall on two counts of murder in Indian Country and one count of assault with intent to commit murder in Indian Country on Oct. 28, according to court records.
Kayson Toliver, 18, and Kloee Hall, 16, died after a shooting at their Beggs home on Nov. 1, 2018. A third teen was shot and survived.
Hall was charged in state court for the shootings but after a U.S. Supreme Court ruling on how some tribal cases are prosecuted, the state dismissed the charges because they lacked jurisdiction.
Hall remains in the Okmulgee County jail.
Hall is scheduled to have an arraignment hearing in federal court on Nov. 12.
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