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Mission Man Indicted for Second Degree Murder

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

United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that a Mission, South Dakota, man has been indicted by a federal grand jury for Second Degree Murder.

Narvin James Bordeaux, Jr., a/k/a Narvin Bordeaux, age 55, was indicted on March 13, 2018.  He appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark A. Moreno on April 10, 2018, and pled not guilty to the Indictment.

The maximum penalty upon conviction is any term of years up to life in prison and/or a $250,000 fine, 5 years of supervised release, and $100 to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.  Restitution may also be ordered.

The Indictment alleges that on or about October 3, 2017, Bordeaux killed a man by stabbing him with a knife. The charge is merely an accusation and Bordeaux is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty. 

The investigation is being conducted by the FBI and the Rosebud Sioux Tribe Law Enforcement Services. Assistant U.S. Attorney Kirk Albertson is prosecuting the case. Bordeaux was remanded to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service pending trial.  A trial date has not been set.

Updated April 11, 2018

Indian Country Law and Justice
Violent Crime