Suspect arrested in Rapid City double homicide

UPDATE: (09/04/20) — The Rapid City Police Department and the Pennington County Sheriff’s Office continue to work around the clock investigating the double homicide that occurred in the 800 block of Meadowlark Dr. on August 24.

Evidence that was recovered at the scene that was obtained through the investigation had led to the arrest of 36-year old Arnson Absolu of Bronx, Ny.

Absolu was located in New York City and has been taken into custody for charges relating to First Degree Murder of Charles Red Willow and Ashley Nagy in Rapid City.

The New York Police Department, Manchester Police Department in New Hampshire, New York District Attorney’s Office, Bronx District Attorney’s office, FBI, ATF, South Dakota Division of Criminal Investigation and U.S. Marshals Service all assisted in the investigation.

Absolu is currently in custody in a New York jail and awaiting extradition to South Dakota.

The RCPD and the PCSO continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding the homicide.

Anyone with information on the double homicide should contact the police at 394-4131. An anounymous tip can be submitted by texting RCPD along with the information to 847-411.

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