Phoenix, Arizona - Grace Carol Dashee, 44, of Peach Springs, Ariz., a member of the Hualapai Indian Tribe, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Neil V. Wake to 41 months in prison. Dashee pleaded guilty on May 19, 2015 to assault resulting in serious bodily injury.

On Nov. 7, 2014, within the Hualapai Indian Community, Dashee, who was intoxicated, became enraged with the victim, also a member of the Hualapai Indian Tribe, and struck him in the head with an axe. The victim sustained permanent and life threatening injuries as a result of the assault.

The investigation in this case was conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Hualapai Nation Police Department. The prosecution was handled by Christina J. Reid-Moore, Assistant U.S. Attorney, District of Arizona, Phoenix.