- Associated Press - Saturday, February 23, 2019

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) - Federal authorities in South Dakota have indicted a man for the October 2017 killing of a man who was found in a burned-out home in Allen.

The Rapid City Journal reports that Emery Arapahoe III is accused in the death of 24-year-old Ray Waters Jr. Arapahoe is charged with second-degree murder, arson, first-degree burglary and larceny.

Court documents accuse Arapahoe of entering the home of Waters’ nephew in order to assault and kill Waters with a “sharp blunt object.” Authorities say Arapahoe set the home on fire and stealing a pickup truck owned by One Spirit, a nonprofit that helps the Lakota people.

A pathologist says Waters had skull fractures and cuts to his neck that were likely caused by an ax.


Information from: Rapid City Journal, http://www.rapidcityjournal.com

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