Local

Sioux City Murder with SD Connection

Photo: WNAX AM

Sioux City Murder with SD Connection

Sioux City police and authorities in South Dakota are searching for a suspect in a weekend homicide after a body was discovered in Lincoln County, South Dakota. The body was found in a ditch five miles east of Interstate 29, but Sioux City Police chief, Doug Young, says investigators determined the man was shot early Sunday morning on the city’s west side………..
*
The dead man has been identified as 20 year old Adrian Rojas Hernandez of Sioux City, and his body was found by a passer-by on Sunday morning………....
*
He says the body was set on fire after it was dumped in the ditch. Authorities are searching for 20-year-old Martin Castellanos in connection with the case. He is described as a five-feet-eight,180 pound, Hispanic male who may have a light mustache. Castellanos may be driving a silver 2003 Audi A-Four with Iowa license plate 8-9-2-Y-S-D. Young says Castellanos is considered armed and dangerous. Police have charged 22-year-old Ricardo Jaime Vital of Sioux City with being an accessory after the fact. Police believe the shooting took place at Vital’s residence.

Recent Headlines

in National

Attorney General visits racially-charged Ferguson, protests continue

Fresh
ferguson

The prosecutor's office will begin presenting evidence to a grand jury investigating the Aug. 9 shooting death of Michael Brown.

in Agriculture

Farm Bureau Takes EPA To Court Over Privacy Releases

justice

The American Farm Bureau has taken EPA to court over their release of producer’s personal and private information.  AFBF argued…

in National

All hostages freed in overnight Chicago-area standoff

Updated
chicago

Two suspects have been arrested after holding eight people - including six children - hostage for nearly 24 hours.

in National

It’s now easier for drivers to search for auto recalls

car

Auto safety regulators unveiled a better way for vehicle owners to search online for recall information.

in National

Hospital data breach biggest yet to exploit Heartbleed bug

cyber

Hackers who stole the data of 4.5 million hospital patients exploited the Internet bug.