(SD)-Prison Time For Res Man Who Held Knife to Son
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) - A Pine Ridge Reservation man who authorities say held a knife to the neck and stomach of his 2-month-old son during an argument with his girlfriend and later threatened the boy during a police standoff has been sentenced to 13 months in prison.
33-year-old Matthew Iron Sr of Kyle had been convicted of felony child abuse and neglect. Prosecutors said after the Nov 2016 argument with his girlfriend, Iron squared off in a 45-minute standoff with police, during which he threatened to kill the child.
Iron will be on supervised release for three years following his time behind bars.
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