South Dakota woman sentenced to 130 years in boys death - KSFY News - Sioux Falls, SD News, Weather, Sports

South Dakota woman sentenced to 130 years in boys death

Posted: Updated:
 A 23-year-old Gann Valley woman has been sentenced to 130 years in prison for beating to death a 4-year-old boy because he wet his pants.
    
Donika Gonzales has been ordered to serve 130 years for first-degree manslaughter and 15 years for aggravated assault. The sentences will run concurrently. Attorney General Marty Jackley and Brule County States Attorney David Natvig announced the sentencing Tuesday afternoon.
    
The charges stem from an abuse incident on Feb. 21, 2013, that resulted in the boy's death. The boy was not Gonzales' son.
    
This case was investigated by the Buffalo County Sheriff's Office and the Division of Criminal Investigation and prosecuted by the Attorney General's Office and the Brule County States Attorney.

  • Sioux Falls busiest street is a surprise to many

    Sioux Falls busiest street is a surprise to many

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 7:56 PM EDT2014-08-20 23:56:55 GMT
    If you've driven in Sioux Falls, you probably know how busy traffic can be at times. But do you know which Sioux Falls street is the busiest? The answer surprised most people KSFY News spoke with Wednesday.More >>
    If you've driven in Sioux Falls, you probably know how busy traffic can be at times. But do you know which Sioux Falls street is the busiest? The answer surprised most people KSFY News spoke with Wednesday.
    More >>
  • Hunger report released for Feeding South Dakota

    Hunger report released for Feeding South Dakota

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 7:25 PM EDT2014-08-20 23:25:03 GMT
    Hunger affects more people than you think. The group Hunger in America conducts the most comprehensive examination of hunger in the U.S. every four years. Their 2014 report, released on Wednesday, details how many South Dakotans are food insecure. Hunger affects more people than you think. The group Hunger in America conducts the most comprehensive examination of hunger in the U.S. every four years. Their 2014 report, released on Wednesday, details how many South Dakotans are food insecure.
    Hunger affects more people than you think. The group Hunger in America conducts the most comprehensive examination of hunger in the U.S. every four years. Their 2014 report, released on Wednesday, details how many South Dakotans are food insecure. More >>
    Hunger affects more people than you think. The group Hunger in America conducts the most comprehensive examination of hunger in the U.S. every four years. Their 2014 report, released on Wednesday, details how many South Dakotans are food insecure. More >>
  • South Dakota groups form alliance against pipeline

    South Dakota groups form alliance against pipeline

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 5:39 PM EDT2014-08-20 21:39:43 GMT
    Several South Dakota groups opposed to the proposed Keystone XL pipeline have combined forces.More >>
    Several South Dakota groups opposed to the proposed Keystone XL pipeline have combined forces.More >>
  • World 'appalled' by James Foley beheading, Obama says

    World 'appalled' by James Foley beheading, Obama says

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 4:53 PM EDT2014-08-20 20:53:59 GMT
    "The entire world is appalled" by ISIS's slaughter of American journalist James Foley, a visibly angry President Obama said Wednesday.More >>
    "The entire world is appalled" by ISIS's slaughter of American journalist James Foley, a visibly angry President Obama said Wednesday.More >>
  • South Dakota man sentenced over worker lead poisoning

    South Dakota man sentenced over worker lead poisoning

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 4:37 PM EDT2014-08-20 20:37:18 GMT
    A South Dakota man has been fined $3,000 and ordered to attend a class on worker safety standards after five workers he was supervising inhaled lead while working in Idaho.More >>
    A South Dakota man has been fined $3,000 and ordered to attend a class on worker safety standards after five workers he was supervising inhaled lead while working in Idaho.
    More >>
  • All-session Summit League passes on sale

    All-session Summit League passes on sale

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 4:09 PM EDT2014-08-20 20:09:50 GMT
    All-session passes for the 2015 Summit League Basketball Championships in Sioux Falls, South Dakota went on sale Wednesday morning through the Phase 1 presale.More >>
    All-session passes for the 2015 Summit League Basketball Championships in Sioux Falls, South Dakota went on sale Wednesday morning through the Phase 1 presale.
    More >>
  • Uranium mining company must release survey data

    Uranium mining company must release survey data

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 3:57 PM EDT2014-08-20 19:57:22 GMT
    A licensing board of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission has ruled that a mining company must release the results of a geological survey to opponents of its proposed uranium mine in western South Dakota.More >>
    A licensing board of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission has ruled that a mining company must release the results of a geological survey to opponents of its proposed uranium mine in western South Dakota.More >>
  • Man, daughter accused of locking man in grain bin

    Man, daughter accused of locking man in grain bin

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 2:22 PM EDT2014-08-20 18:22:56 GMT
    A South Dakota man and his daughter from California face kidnapping charges after allegedly locking the woman's husband in a grain bin in Iowa following a domestic disputeMore >>
    A South Dakota man and his daughter from California face kidnapping charges after allegedly locking the woman's husband in a grain bin in Iowa following a domestic disputeMore >>
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and KSFY. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service or our EEO Report.