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Selby Man Indicted on Rape Charges


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE :  Wednesday, August 13, 2014  
CONTACT:  Sara Rabern (605)773-3215   

Selby Man Indicted on Rape Charges

PIERRE, S.D  -  Attorney General Marty Jackley and Hughes County States Attorney Wendy Kloeppner  announced today that Christopher Robert Jansen, 34, Selby, was indicted today by a Hughes County Grand Jury on six 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 is being prosecuted by the Attorney Generals’ Office and the Hughes County States Attorney’s Office.