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Civil commitment proceedings stalled in Downer case

August 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

BEMIDJI — A second opinion will be sought before a Bemidji woman accused of manslaughter in the death of a 6-year-old child can be civilly committed by the court as mentally ill.

Rachel Downer, 22, was charged with second-degree manslaughter aft…continue reading on dglobe.com

Lawyer claims driving drunk legal after Legislature changed laws

October 24, 2013 in Uncategorized

LAKE ANDES — A Lake Andes defense attorney argued Thursday that a client accused of killing two pedestrians while driving drunk cannot be charged with driving under the influence or vehicular homicide.

Tim Whalen, attorney for Ronald Fischer Jr…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

SD man indicted in death of Adrian Peterson’s son

October 21, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Dirk Lammers

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A South Dakota man accused in the death of the young son of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been indicted on second-degree murder and manslaughter charges, prosecutors said Monday.

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After daughter’s death, NY man on quest to change SD’s DUI laws

September 27, 2013 in Uncategorized

Only months after the Legislature and Gov. Dennis Daugaard got “smart” on crime, a New York man wants them to get tough.

Gregg Spindler and his wife, Susan, are professional statisticians in Cazenovia, N.Y. Their daughter and her co-worker wer…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

After daughter’s death, NY man on quest to change SD’s DUI laws

September 27, 2013 in Uncategorized

Only months after the Legislature and Gov. Dennis Daugaard got “smart” on crime, a New York man wants them to get tough.

Gregg Spindler and his wife, Susan, are professional statisticians in Cazenovia, N.Y. Their daughter and her co-worker wer…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Man convicted of manslaughter in New Town stabbing

September 20, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK Jurors in Bismarck have convicted a man of manslaughter for the stabbing death of another man on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation. Continue Reading

Dickinson hit-and-run suspect faces additional charge; SC man faces manslaughter accusation

July 23, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Timothy Menges, the man accused of killing Tracy Freer, is facing additional charges and possible tripled penalties stemming from a November hit-and-run incident. Continue Reading

Charges filed in death of infant left in a van

June 18, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

MOORHEAD, Minn. Prosecutors here filed a manslaughter charge Tuesday against the father of a 5-month-old girl who died when he left her in a hot van for hours last week a death that came after police had visited the home three times in the last three years on reports of child neglect or endangerment. Continue Reading

Irene ‘midwife’ faces manslaughter charge after Nebraska infant’s death

January 21, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Judy K. Jones, 65, of Irene, S.D., was arraigned last week in Custer County Court in Nebraska.
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Trial for Scotland man accused of killing son pushed back

August 22, 2012 in The Daily Republic

TYNDALL It could be late fall or early winter before a jury gets to hear the case of a Scotland man who is being charged with murder and manslaughter in the death of his son.
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