Funeral set for 14-year-old Henny Scott

The funeral for a 14-year-old girl found dead last week on the Northern Cheyenne reservation will take place Saturday in Lame Deer.

Henny Scott’s funeral is scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday at Lame Deer High School, according to Forsyth-based Stevenson & Sons Funeral Home.

On Friday, mourners will gather at the school for a traditional wake, beginning at 7 p.m.

A 14-year-old girl was reported missing then found dead two weeks later on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation. Grieving the loss of Henny Scott, her family raise questions about the investigation into her disappearance and death.

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Scott was first reported missing Dec. 13, when the Bureau of Indian Affairs says it entered her name into a national missing persons database. Nearly two weeks later, on Dec. 26, the FBI requested state authorities issue a “missing or endangered person alert,” according to the Montana Department of Justice.

The cause of Scott’s death remains unknown. An autopsy was completed Sunday, but Big Horn County Coroner Terry Bullis is awaiting official results from the state medical examiner.