Yankton man faces first-degree murder charge in fatal SD stabbing

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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Argus Leader/AP) — Prosecutors say they will charge a Yankton man with first- and second-degree murder and manslaughter for allegedly stabbing a woman in Sioux Falls.

Officers were called to a home about 2 p.m. Sunday where the body of a woman was found with multiple stab wounds.

Authorities say the suspect was also at the home and was arrested.

Police say the suspect and the 39-year-old victim lived together and there had been a verbal altercation.

A first-degree murder conviction in South Dakota is punishable by life imprisonment or the death penalty.


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