Minnesota man to stand trial in South Dakota slaying
HURON, S.D. (AP) — A Minnesota man charged in the slaying of a man in eastern South Dakota is set for trial early next year.
Thirty-two-year-old Jose Vega, of Montevideo, Minnesota, pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder in June in the May beating death of 49-year-old Keith Houck at a rural Cavour home.
KOKK radio reports that Vega’s trial is scheduled to begin Jan. 17.
Information from: KOKK-AM, http://www.kokk.com