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District of South Dakota

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, September 9, 2016

Texas Man Acquitted of Involuntary Manslaughter

United States Attorney Randolph J. Seiler announced that a Fort Worth, Texas, man was acquitted of Involuntary Manslaughter as a result of a federal jury trial in Pierre, South Dakota, on September 8, 2016.

Daniel York, age 29, was indicted by a federal grand jury on July 14, 2015.

The charge related to the alleged accident on July 12, 2015, when an adult male was killed in a car crash in Indian country.

The investigation was conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Rosebud Sioux Tribe Law Enforcement Services, and the Mellette County Sheriff’s Office. The U.S. Attorney's Office prosecuted the case.

Updated September 9, 2016