Update: Spearfish police release names in homicide

43-year-old Destiny Dawn Rogers was shot and killed early Saturday morning
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Published: Jan. 22, 2022 at 3:12 PM MST
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RAPID CITY, S.D. (KEVN) - The suspect in the shooting death of a woman in Spearfish has now been charged with first degree murder.

Police say 33-year-old Dreau Lester Rogers was arrested, accused of killing 43-year-old Destiny Dawn Rogers at a home on the 700 block of Saint Joseph Street.

Rogers is also charged with possession as well as ingestion of a controlled substance.

He is being held in the Lawrence County Jail.

Original story:

A 43-year-old woman was shot and killed in Spearfish early Saturday morning.

The woman was found at a home on the 700 block of Saint Joseph Street around 12:48 a.m. She was taken to the Spearfish hospital where she was pronounced dead. Police have not released the woman’s name.

A person police say is “related to the case” was detained at a home on nearby Evans Lane. Spearfish police were assisted by the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office, state Division of Criminal Investigation and the Rapid City-Pennington County-Highway Patrol Special Response Team.

Anyone with information related to this homicide can contact Spearfish Police Department Sgt. Steve Hofmann or Detective Shawn Fox at 605-642-1300.

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