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By Dirk Lammers

The U.S. Court of Appeals on Monday overturned the conviction of an Eagle Butte man sentenced to nearly 11 years in prison for sexual abuse, finding that jury instructions were incomplete.


Jerry Matthew Chasing Hawk was convicted in 2011 for the August 2009 sexual abuse of an Eagle Butte woman in Fort Thompson.

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