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Selby Man Arrested on Rape Charges


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE :     Wednesday, July 30, 2014
CONTACT:  Sara Rabern (605)773-3215   

Selby Man Arrested on Rape Charges

PIERRE, S.D  -  Attorney General Marty Jackley, United States Attorney Brendan Johnson and Hughes County States Attorney Wendy Kloeppner  announced today that Christopher Robert Jansen, 34, Selby, has been arrested and charged with three counts of 1st degree rape, class C felony, punishable by up to life in the state penitentiary.

Jansen is presumed innocent until such time as proven guilty.

This case is being investigated by the Division of Criminal Investigation, Federal Bureau of Investigation, with assistance from the Walworth County Sheriff’s Office and Mobridge Police Department.  The case will be prosecuted by the Attorney Generals’ Office and the Hughes County States Attorney’s Office.