Rapid City Murder Suspect Arrested On Reservation

     The man accused of killing an 82-year-old woman in her Rapid City home earlier this month has been arrested on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. 

       James Jumping Eagle is charged with felony 1st-degree murder in the Feb 10 death of Reta McGovern, whose throat was cut. 

        Oglala Sioux police say Jumping Eagle was arrested without incident by a fugitive task force about 8:45 Saturday night at a home a couple of miles south of Manderson. 

    . Police call the killing a crime targeted at McGovern. They announced Friday that Jumping Eagle was identified as the suspect through forensic DNA testing.

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