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Jury acquits former president of Stone Child College of taking kickbacks from company


GREAT FALLS, Montana — A jury has acquitted the former president of Stone Child College on the Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation and her husband of taking kickbacks from a construction company.

The Havre Daily News reports ( ) the jury returned its verdict Friday afternoon after a four-day trial in Great Falls.

Both Melody Henry and her husband, Frank, were charged with conspiring to use federal money to overpay a construction company in exchange for kickbacks totaling just over $242,000.

Frank Henry was manager of the college's facilities department.

Information from: Havre Daily News,

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