FBI offering $5,000 reward for information leading to suspect in Eagle Butte homicide


Jessie Wallace Cook

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — The FBI is now offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for the murder of a man in Eagle Butte, S.D.

The FBI Minneapolis Field Office in Minnesota, and the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Law Enforcement Services in South Dakota are seeking information and assistance from the public from an incident that occurred on October 29, 2016.

On the aforementioned date, Jessie Wallace Cook, 32, was found on the ground, unresponsive, near the water tower on the corner of Willow Street and Highway 212 in Eagle Butte. He was pronounced dead at around 9:00 a.m. on the same day.

Cook had sustained facial damage and the cause of death was determined to be blunt force injury.

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If you have a tip, you can call the FBI’s Minneapolis Field Office at (763)-569-8000. You may also contact your local FBI office, or the nearest American Embassy or Consulate.


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