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Brule County Man Arrested for First Degree Murder

PIERRE, S.D. -  Attorney General Marty Jackley and Brule County States Attorney Dave Natvig announced today that Nicholas Yellow Lodge, 19, Chamberlain,  has been arrested by complaint on one count of first degree murder, class A felony, mandatory life sentence in the state penitentiary or death.

Charges stem from an incident that occurred in the late hours of June 2 or the early morning hours of June 3, 2018 at a residence located at 313 E King St., Chamberlain.

Yellow Lodge is presumed innocent until such time as proven guilty.

This case is being investigated by Chamberlain Police Department, Brule County Sheriff’s Office and the Division of Criminal Investigation.