Two men charged in killing of Rapid City man

November 3, 2021

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Authorities say two men have been arrested in connection to the killing of a Rapid City man whose body was found next to a highway.

The Pennington County Sheriff’s Office says 25-year-old Jacob Stanton and 29-year-old Andrew Thorson, both of Rapid City, are charged with accessory to murder in the death of 24-year-old Dhani Aronson.

A passerby called dispatchers about 7 a.m. Monday to report finding a body in a ditch off Highway 16 near Rapid City.

An autopsy ruled the death to be a homicide but authorities have not said how Aronson died.

An investigator says more charges are possible.