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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, October 30, 2017

Marty Man Sentenced to 135 Months in Federal Prison for Sexual Abuse Involving Child

United States Attorney Randolph J. Seiler announced that a Marty, South Dakota, man convicted of Sexual Abuse was sentenced on October 30, 2017, by U.S. District Judge Karen E. Schreier.  

Burton Wayne Rainbow, Jr., age 35, was sentenced to 135 months in custody, followed by five years of supervised release.  He was also ordered to pay $100 to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.

According to the court documents, in August of 2015 at Marty, South Dakota, Burton Wayne Rainbow, Jr., knowingly caused the victim to engage in a sexual act by placing the victim in fear.  At the time of the sexual assault, the victim was 13 years old and the defendant was 32 years old.

The investigation is being conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Yankton Sioux Tribe’s Law Enforcement.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Jeremy R. Jehangiri is prosecuting the case.

Rainbow was immediately turned over to the custody of the U.S. Marshal’s Service. 

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Indian Country Law and Justice
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Updated October 30, 2017