Two men arrested in connection with death of Dhani I. Aronson

RAPID CITY, S.D. — The Pennington County Sheriff’s Office has arrested two men who are linked to the death of 24-year-old Dhani I. Aronson.

Image From Ios 95Jacob Staton, 25, and Andrew Thorson, 29, both of Rapid City, were arrested November 1 and charged with accessory to murder.

Aronson’s body was found in a ditch off Highway 16 at Wilderness Canyon Road Monday morning. An autopsy found the cause of death to be homicide.

“We’re pleased at how quickly the investigators were able to put the pieces together and make arrests in this murder case,” said Captain of Investigations Tony Harrison. “Good team work and inter-agency collaboration allowed us to locate the suspects within about 12 hours of discovering the victim. We’re not done combing through the details. More charges could be pending.”

The PCSO is conducting a joint on-going investigation with the Rapid City Police Department and the South Dakota Division of Criminal Investigation.

Anyone with additional information should contact PCSO Investigator Dan Lewis at (605) 394-6115.

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