Spring Creek Man Indicted for Aggravated Sexual Abuse
|U.S. Attorney’s Office April 25, 2013|
United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Spring Creek, South Dakota man has been indicted by a federal grand jury for aggravated sexual abuse.
Francis Kills In Sight, age 19, was indicted by a federal grand jury on October 16, 2012. He appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark A. Moreno on April 24, 2013, and pled not guilty to the indictment. The maximum penalty upon conviction is up to life in custody, life of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment. Restitution may also be ordered.
The charge is merely an accusation, and Kills In Sight is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.
The investigation is being conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Rosebud Sioux Tribe Law Enforcement Services. Assistant U.S. Attorney Timothy M. Maher is prosecuting the case.
Kills In Sight was remanded to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service pending trial. A trial date has not been set.