McLaughlin man sentenced for murder of infant son

PIERRE, S.D. — A man from McLaughlin, South Dakota has been sentenced to over 17 years in prison for the murder of his infant son.

Kenneth Chase, 32, was previously convicted of second degree murder and has now been sentenced to 210 months in federal prison, which will be followed by four years of supervised release.

According to court documents, the murder occurred on Chase’s residence in Corson County on April 5 or 6, 2018. Chase committed the murder on his infant son by inflicting traumatic head injuries.

The investigation was conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Bureau of Indian Affairs – Office of Justice Services, and the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s Law Enforcement.

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