McLaughlin Man Acquitted of Aggravated Sexual Abuse
Acting United States Attorney Randolph J. Seiler announced that a McLaughlin, South Dakota, man was acquitted of Aggravated Sexual Abuse as a result of a federal jury trial in Aberdeen, South Dakota, on September 15, 2015.
John Eagle, age 30, was indicted by a federal grand jury on April 14, 2015.
The charge stemmed from an alleged March 2015 incident, when Eagle allegedly sexually abused a female acquaintance.
The investigation was conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Standing Rock Agency. The U.S. Attorney's Office prosecuted the case.