Man Acquitted After Being Charged In 2021 Homicide

(Minnehaha County, SD) — A man is being acquitted of murder charges for a 2021 homicide of a 19-year-old in Sioux Falls. Twenty-year-old Asher Wayne Parks was found not guilty on five charges, including first- and second-degree murder, on Friday by a Minnehaha County court. He’s no longer charged with aggravated assault and first-degree attempted robbery as well. Parks, however, was convicted of ingestion of a controlled substance and sentenced to 30 months probation with conditions.

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