No. 24986.

788 N.W.2d 360 (2010)

2010 S.D. 72

STATE of South Dakota, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. Farrell DILLON, Defendant and Appellant.

Supreme Court of South Dakota.

Decided August 25, 2010.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Marty J. Jackley , Attorney General, Sherri Sundem Wald , Deputy Attorney General, Meghan N. Dilges , Assistant Attorney General, Pierre, South Dakota, Attorneys for plaintiff and appellee.

Timothy J. Rensch , Rensch Law Office, Rapid City, South Dakota, Attorneys for defendant and appellant.

GILBERTSON, Chief Justice.

[¶ 1.] Defendant was retried on two counts of first degree rape and three counts of criminal pedophilia for sexual crimes against his daughter and her four friends after his 1999 conviction was overturned on habeas review. Defendant was found guilty by a jury and sentenced by the trial court to 125 years in the state penitentiary. Defendant argues the trial court erred when it denied his motion for acquittal for the first degree rape...


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