Dell Rapids man found not guilty of manslaughter

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - According to Minnehaha County court officials, a jury has found Alex Wittenberg not guilty of all charges.

Wittenberg was facing second degree murder and manslaughter charges in the death of 39-year-old Jonathan Puttmann.

The jury deliberated for nearly 10 hours before coming to the not guilty verdict.

Prosecutors tried to argue that Wittenberg shot and killed Jonathan Puttmann in November of 2016 during an argument about his relationship with Puttmann's estranged wife.