Noem commutes seven prison sentences, including three women serving time for manslaughter.
Convicts will serve out the remainder of their sentences on parole
Gov. Kristi Noem announced the commutations of seven people incarcerated in South Dakota on Saturday.
The seven had their sentences commuted to parole for the remainder of their sentences. They will have to undergo electronic monitoring which includes monitoring for alcohol use.
“These seven individuals have each earned a second chance,” Noem said in a release. “Each of these individuals has demonstrated a low risk of recidivism. They are being released with precautions in place such as electronic monitoring and parole supervision to help them succeed.”
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