Woman Gets 14-Years For Killing Stepfather


RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota woman has been sentenced to 14 years in federal prison for killing her stepfather with a tire iron last year on the Pine Ridge Reservation.

36-year-old Krystin Spotted Calf of Interior had been convicted of 2nd-degree murder in the death of Jeffrey Lynn Janis Sr.

Prosecutors say Spotted Calf hit Janis multiple times with a tire iron after a dispute early on Aug. 11, 2018. Janis died of head injuries suffered in the attack.