- Associated Press - Thursday, December 17, 2015

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - A 46-year-old man serving two concurrent 25-year sentences for being an accomplice in the 1994 killing of two women is set to be released from prison next week, South Dakota Corrections Secretary Denny Kaemingk said Thursday.

Glen Walker’s sentence expires Dec. 24, and Kaemingk said he must be released on that date. Because the crime occurred prior to July 1, 1996, Walker is entitled under state law to receive a reduction of his sentence for good conduct while incarcerated. He will not be under supervision, such as parole or probation, he said.

“Based on his criminal history, I believe it warrants alerting law enforcement and the public of this pending release from prison.” Kaemingk said in a statement.

Walker was sentenced in 2000 for helping Robert Leroy Anderson kidnap one of the two women Anderson eventually killed.

Anderson was found guilty of kidnapping and killing Larisa Dumansky, 29, of Sioux Falls, and raping, kidnapping and killing Piper Streyle, 28, of Canistota. He was given the death penalty in 1999 for both murders, but committed suicide at the state penitentiary in 2003.

Walker, Anderson’s lifelong friend, led law enforcement officers to a shallow grave at Lake Vermillion that held shell casings and bone fragments. DNA testing showed the bones genetically matched Dumansky.

Kaemingk said Walker has indicated that he plans to leave South Dakota and live in another state upon his release.



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