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Rapid City Man Sentenced for Voluntary Manslaughter

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

PIERRE - United States Attorney Alison J. Ramsdell announced today that Chief Judge Roberto A. Lange, U.S. District Court, has sentenced a Rapid City, South Dakota, man convicted of Voluntary Manslaughter. The sentencing took place on December 12, 2022.

Perry Joseph Fogg, age 24, was sentenced to eight years in federal prison, followed by three years of supervised release, $1,185 restitution, and ordered to pay a $100 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.

Fogg was indicted by a federal grand jury in December of 2021. He pleaded guilty on September 1, 2022.

On July 19, 2021, in Mellette County, within the Rosebud Sioux Indian Reservation, upon sudden quarrel or heat of passion, Fogg unlawfully killed the victim by striking the victim with a pickup.

This case was investigated by the Rosebud Sioux Tribe Law Enforcement Services and the FBI. Assistant U.S. Attorney Abby Roesler prosecuted the case.

Fogg was immediately remanded to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service.

Updated December 13, 2022

Violent Crime
Indian Country Law and Justice