Police Make Third Arrest In Connection With November Homicide

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – 33-year-old Nathan MacTaggart was arrested for aggravated assault, stemming from a November 3rd incident on the 800 block of North Teal Place in Sioux Falls.

Court documents say two girls, ages 16 and 17, were repeatedly punching the victim in the face when MacTaggart was called to break up the fight. One witness told police that the victim then “went at” MacTaggart who took the victim down, hitting his head in the process.

Autopsy results showed the victim died from a hemorrhage suffered during the fall and not from punches. Mactaggart is being held on a $25,000 bond.

The two girls are being held at the Juvenile Detention Center on aggravated assault charges.

The victim’s name will not be released due to Marsy’s Law.


SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Police say they have arrested a third person in connection to a homicide where a 55-year-old man was beaten by two teenage girls and later died.

On November 3rd a house party located in the 800 block of North Teal Place turned deadly when two teenage girls repeatedly beat a man. The victim died on November 5th as a result of the beating. Police then arrested the two teens on aggravated assault charges.

On November 28th, an arrest warrant was issued for 33-year-old Nathan MacTaggart for aggravated assault with a $25,000 cash bond.

MacTaggart made his initial court appearance today at 1:30 p.m.

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