SF Homicide Update: Suspects In Custody
by Associated Press
May 04, 2012 11:34 AM
Sioux Falls police have two homeless men in custody in the shovel-beating death of another man.
Authorities say Clint Lawrence Cottonwood, who's 52 years old, was arrested on a simple assault charge
and Eugene Edward Martin, who's 43, was arrested for murder. Police say both are transients,
and registered sex offenders. They are due in court on Friday afternoon to be
The body was discovered Thursday night in a wooded area in the northeast part of the city. Neighbors say that the area is popular among homeless people.
Police identified the victim as 45-year-old Robert Thunderhawk, a known transient.