KISSING COUSINS: Federal Court Charges Cousins in Incest Case

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So messed up.

PIERRE, SD – A South Dakota man and woman who are first cousins have been sentenced in federal court on incest charges stemming from a relationship they had while living on the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation.

U.S. District Judge Roberto Lange has sentenced the 28-year-old man to one year in prison and the 22-year-old woman to four months in custody.

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Federal prosecutors accuse the pair of having consensual sex in October 2013 that resulted in the woman’s pregnancy.

She later gave birth to a child with a genetic disability.

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