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

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Kyle Man Sentenced for Assaulting a Child

United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that a Kyle man convicted of Felony Child Abuse and Neglect was sentenced by Chief Judge Jeffrey L. Viken, U.S. District Court.

Matthew Harold Iron Sr., age 33, was sentenced on February 5, 2018, to 13 months of imprisonment and 3 years of supervised release and ordered to pay a $100 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.

Iron was charged on December 20, 2016. The charge relates to Iron holding a large knife to the neck and stomach area of an infant while threatening to kill him at Kyle in November 2016.

This case was investigated by Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Oglala Sioux Tribe Department of Public Safety. Assistant U.S. Attorney Benjamin Patterson prosecuted the case.

Updated February 6, 2018