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Attorney General Marty Jackley

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John Graham Convicted of Felony Kidnapping


PIERRE, S.D.-  South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that a Pennington County jury has returned a verdict in the 1975 murder case of Anna Mae Aquash. John Graham was found guilty to one count of felony murder kidnapping. Felony murder kidnapping is a class A felony that carries a mandatory life penitentiary sentence.
“This conviction is the result of as a strong, cooperative effort over the last 35 years by state, tribal and federal law enforcement and prosecution agencies,” said Jackley.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Friday, December 10, 2010
CONTACT: Sara Rabern, (605) 280-0022