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Members of northeast Ohio's close knit Amish community gather for the funeral a fifteen year old Rachel Yoder.
Her family's farm in the Wayne county village of -- -- was driving her body holds over Christmas party Thursday night when she was shot in the -- force instinctively galloped home.
Rich's brother -- flounder on the ground is the -- circled crumpled body.
The family initially believed she suffered a head injury falling from the -- but doctors later discovered what turned out to be fatal gunshot.
The community it was kind 38.
You know it first what school known you know.
Was afraid to go idle moments and so on investigators followed a trail of -- guilders blood from the far back to this intersection in nearby homes county.
Afterwards -- that Rachel had been shot homes come insurer received a call from an Amish farmer.
Who said his son had returned from a hunting trip on Thursday night and cleaned out his muzzle loader by firing a weapon into the air.
And that's normal practice.
To unload a muzzle loaders issued at all.
It's not a typical like shocked in words you can take to shell while.
Investigators believe a pellet or bullet from the muzzle -- travel -- considerable just.
We're striking -- Yoder she said in her buggy at the intersection of -- gonna -- to 29 and salt creek township road 614.
High it could happen -- against somebody can get booked.
The good -- may be her time with them it's what we think.
Although the delta ritual -- appears to be the result of a terrible accident investigators say it does not excuse the decision by the unidentified hunter.
Blindly fired his gun.
Well basically anytime you're -- you know farm you know you have to nature.
-- where that bullets -- -- and and if you're gonna shoot in the air what goes up has to come down basically.
And it's it's a sad situation.
The findings of the investigation will now be turned over to the Holmes county prosecutor -- -- -- the hunter will face charges that include negligent homicide.
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