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Manderson Man Acquitted of Two Counts of Sexual Abuse

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of South Dakota

United States Attorney Randolph J. Seiler announced that a Manderson, South Dakota, man was acquitted of Sexual Abuse and Sexual Abuse of a Minor as a result of a federal jury trial in Rapid City, South Dakota. The jury returned their verdict on March 23, 2017.

Eugenio White Hawk, Jr., age 35, was indicted by a federal grand jury on September 20, 2016.

The charges related to an alleged incident that occurred in September of 2015, when White Hawk allegedly engaged in a sexual act with a then 15-year-old female acquaintance.

The investigation was conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and was prosecuted by the U.S. Attorney's Office.

Updated March 24, 2017

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