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A Booneville man has been sentenced for his role in the removal of artifacts from an indian burial mound.

Posted: Jan. 11, 2018 7:33 PM
Updated: Jan. 11, 2018 7:39 PM
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OXFORD, Miss. (WTVA) - A Booneville man has been sentenced for his role in the removal of artifacts from an Indian burial mound.
Chris Holley, 40, was credited with time served, sentenced to one year probation and ordered to pay $5,700 in restitution.
He was among seven people indicted for taking items from the Doskie Indian Mound in Tishomingo County.
The burial mound is on U. S. Army Corps of Engineers property, and he was charged with removing items without a permit.
Holley had spend five and a half months in federal custody awaiting resolution of the case against him.

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