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Wounded Knee Man Sentenced for Child Abuse

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

United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that a Wounded Knee, South Dakota, man convicted of Felony Child Abuse and Neglect was sentenced by Chief Judge Jeffrey L. Viken, U.S. District Court.

Antuwon Hawk Wing, age 19, was sentenced on March 7, 2018, to time served, 3 years of supervised release, and ordered to pay a $100 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.

Hawk Wing was charged on March 21, 2017.  The charge relates to Hawk Wing assaulting a two-year old at Kyle in March 2017, causing extensive bruising, a fractured clavicle, and a lung injury.  

This case was investigated by the FBI and the Oglala Sioux Tribe Department of Public Safety. Assistant U.S. Attorney Sarah B. Collins prosecuted the case.

Updated March 17, 2018

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