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Area Woman Indicted for Attempted Murder

April 26, 2012
Contact: Mark E. Salter
Assistant United States Attorney

US Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Sioux Falls area woman has been indicted by a federal grand jury for attempted murder.

Jean Rollinger, age 63, was indicted by a federal grand jury on April 24, 2012, for attempted murder. She appeared before US Magistrate Judge John E. Simko on April 26, 2012, and pled not guilty to the indictment. The maximum penalty upon conviction is 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine. The charge is merely an accusation, and Rollinger is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

The investigation is being conducted by Department of Veteran Affairs, Inspector General - Office of Investigations. Assistant US Attorney Dennis R. Holmes is prosecuting the case. Rollinger was remanded to the custody of the US Marshal. A trial date has not yet been set.



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