PIERRE, S.D. — South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg has been sentenced for charges related to his striking and killing a man with his car alongside a South Dakota highway Sept. 12, 2020.
Below are links to our past coverage and all the investigative materials, documents and videos released to the public by the South Dakota Department of Public Safety.
This coverage is current as of Sept. 1, 2021, and will be updated with additional coverage and investigative materials.
- Sept. 13, 2020: Ravnsborg involved in deadly crash, Gov. Kristi Noem says
- Sept. 15, 2020: 'I discovered the body,' Ravnsborg says in statement
- Sept. 18, 2020: Boever's cousins return to site, seeking justice
- Oct. 13, 2020: 911 call, toxicology report released
- Nov. 2, 2020: Investigators: Ravnsborg was distracted
- Feb. 18, 2021: Ravnsborg charged in deadly crash
- Feb. 23, 2021: Noem calls for Ravnsborg to resign
- Feb 24, 2021: In video interviews, investigators incredulous of Ravnsborg's recollection of fatal crash
- Feb. 26, 2021: Judge bars further release of Ravnsborg investigation material
- March 8, 2021: South Dakota Legislature holds off on impeachment
- March 12, 2021: Ravnsborg pleads not guilty to three misdemeanor charges
- July 9, 2021: Ravnsborg lawyer suggests Boever put himself in path of car
- July 12, 2021: Judge OKs review of Boever mental health records
- Aug. 25, 2021: Prosecutor says Ravnsborg has made a plea deal, will avoid trial
- Aug. 26, 2021: Ravnsborg pleads no contest to two misdemeanors, avoids jail time, will pay thousands of dollars in fines
- Aug. 31, 2021: Days before trial, Ravnsborg stopped for speeding, 7th violation in 7 years
- Sept. 1, 2021: Investigators release Ravnsborg file to House speaker for impeachment, say AG should have faced 2nd degree manslaughter charge
Released investigation material