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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of South Dakota

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, August 4, 2016

Eagle Butte Man Acquitted of Sex Abuse Charges

United States Attorney Randolph J. Seiler announced that an Eagle Butte, South Dakota, man was acquitted of Aggravated Sexual Abuse by Force and Sexual Abuse of a Person Incapable of Consenting as a result of a federal jury trial in Pierre, South Dakota, beginning August 2, 2016, and concluding on August 4, 2016.

Lloyd Red Horse, age 33, was indicted by a federal grand jury on April 13, 2016.

The charges stemmed from an alleged incident that occurred in October 2015.

The investigation was conducted by the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Law Enforcement Services. The U.S. Attorney's Office prosecuted the case.

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Updated August 4, 2016