ABERDEEN, S.D. (KELO) — Just before 3:30 p.m. CT, Aberdeen Police announced one of two people of interest in a disappearance has been found.
According to the Aberdeen Police Department, Simon D. Deng went missing from his residence in Aberdeen on Oct. 23.
He was seen that evening with 38-year-old Kyle Three Legs and 36-year-old Joshua Ortley.
Dengs sent a text message later that evening saying he was assaulted by Ortley, officials say.
Deng was officially reported missing on Oct. 27. During the missing person’s investigation, officials say it was determined Dengs received a serious injury.
Three Legs was last reported in the Aberdeen area where he appeared in court on meth charges on October 28, just days after the disappearance. Authorities say Ortley has been located by the Sioux Falls Police Department.
If you have any information on Three Legs’s location, you are asked to contact the Aberdeen Police Department.