User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


63° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

KELOLAND.com | Sioux Falls News & Weather, South Dakota News & Weather, Minnesota and Iowa News

[0] My Saved Articles
Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

More Details About Sioux Falls Homicide

July 5, 2011, 9:57 AM
Updated: July 5, 2011, 4:47 PM

More Details About Sioux Falls Homicide
James McVay

SIOUX FALLS, SD - Technology helped Sioux Falls police track down a murder suspect over the weekend.

A niece of 75-year-old Maybelle Schein found her body Saturday afternoon in Schein's southwest Sioux Falls town home. As police investigated the crime, they learned Schein's vehicle was missing. It was equipped with OnStar so police contacted the company and the vehicle was located in Madison, Wisconsin.

Wisconsin authorities tracked down the vehicle, but the driver took off and led them on a pursuit on Interstate 90. Eventually, the officers stopped the vehicle and arrested 41-year-old James Vernon McVay. He's being held on several charges including grand theft, eluding, and DWI. Sioux Falls police say they expect to file a first-degree homicide charge against McVay as early as Tuesday.

Police believe McVay got into Schein's town home through a garage door she had left open for her pets to use. At this point, Sioux Falls police are still working to develop a timeline for the crimes and determine if the victim and suspect knew each other.

McVay is a former inmate in the South Dakota State Penitentiary.

Previous Story

Next Story


RELATED STORIES
Sponsored
Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

You may also like

Fatal Crash South Of Brookings

5/3/2015 11:20 AM

An early Saturday morning crash south of Brookings has left one Brandon man dead.

Full Story
Groom Accused Of Raping Bridesmaid Gets 7 1/2 Years In Prison

5/2/2015 2:11 PM

A Hot Springs man convicted of raping a bridesmaid on his wedding night has been sentenced to more than seven years in prison.

Full Story
Homicide Suspected In Minnesota Farmhouse Fire That Killed 2

5/3/2015 2:43 PM

A husband and wife in their 70s are dead and three young men are in jail after a farmhouse fire in southwestern Minnesota.

Full Story
3 Charged In Deadly Balaton Farmhouse Fire

5/4/2015 1:38 PM

Three young men are charged in a farmhouse fire in southwestern Minnesota that killed a couple in their 70s.

Full Story
Woman Arrested In Unsolved Sioux Falls Homicide

4/30/2015 10:46 AM

Sioux Falls Police have made an arrest in an unsolved homicide.  

Full Story


Events