Man Admits He Sexually Assaulted 2 Young Boys

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A Rapid City man asked two young boys he molested for forgiveness as he pleaded guilty to criminal charges in Pennington County court.

Twenty-nine-year-old Zachary Swisher entered guilty pleas Tuesday in 7th Circuit Court in an agreement with prosecutors. Swisher could be sentenced to a maximum of 30 years in prison instead of the potential for life behind bars on the previous charges.

Swisher admitted to sexually assaulting the boys, ages 7 and 9, while babysitting them in October 2015. He turned to the boys and family members in court and asked for forgiveness, grace and mercy.

A judge denied Swisher’s request to remain out on bond so he could continue to work. Sentencing is April 25.

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