SD Man Pleads Guilty To Involuntary Manslaughter
November 16, 2011, 8:58 AM
PIERRE, SD -
A Fort Thompson man accused of driving drunk and killing a pedestrian has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter.
Authorities say 20-year-old Austin Abernathy did not stop after striking 22-year-old Cole St. John late last year on a Fort Thompson road, and St. John died of his injuries.
Abernathy faces up to eight years in prison when he is sentenced next Feb. 6.
© 2011 Associated Press. All rights reserved. Material may not be redistributed.
8/27/2014 5:48 PM
Her boyfriend was killed during a botched robbery in December in northwest Sioux Falls. Faith Rasmussen and her mother, Theresa, have now pleaded guil...
8/27/2014 10:54 AM
Faith Rasmussen, 21, and her 55-year-old mother Theresa Rasmussen admit they were bringing marijuana from California to South Dakota and distributing ...
8/30/2014 11:39 AM
A Lead woman has pleaded guilty to having sex with a 12-year-old boy.
8/27/2014 10:05 PM
Sioux Falls Police have a man in custody after a driver attempted to elude authorities during a traffic stop.
8/29/2014 11:00 PM
Aberdeen Central 7, Sioux Falls Washington 6
Aberdeen Roncalli 42, Redfield/Doland 0
Alcester-Hudson 34, Baltic 6