Montevideo Man, South Dakota Man Charged with 1st-Degree Murder | KSTP TV – Minneapolis and St. Paul


Jennie Lissarrague Updated: 06/06/2016 11:36 AM Created: 06/06/2016 11:13 AM

A Montevideo man and a South Dakota man have both been charged with first-degree murder in the death of another South Dakota man.

Prosecutors say 49-year-old Keith Houck of Beadle County, South Dakota, was killed Tuesday, May 31, in South Dakota, and his body was found Friday, June 3. Police say it appeared he died from blunt force trauma to his head.

Two people have been arrested in connection to the death: 50-year-old Kevin Krueger of Beadle County and 32-year-old Jose Antonia Vega of Montevideo.

Police say Krueger was arrested Friday, June 3, in Huron, South Dakota, and Vega was arrested Saturday, June 4, on North Third Street in Montevideo.

The South Dakota Division of Criminal Investigation, the Huron Police Department, the Beadle County Sheriff’s Office, the South Dakota Highway Patrol and other law enforcement agencies from Minnesota are all involved in the investigation.