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Man arrested on murder charges in Milbank

Brent Hanson was arrested yesterday after two people were found dead at a residence in Milbank.
Brent Hanson faces three counts of first-degree and second-degree murder, following an incident...
Brent Hanson faces three counts of first-degree and second-degree murder, following an incident at a Milbank residence.(South Dakota Division of Criminal Investigation)
Published: Dec. 16, 2021 at 12:01 PM CST
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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Dakota News Now) - A Milbank man is behind bars on murder charges.

Brent Hanson was arrested yesterday after two people were found dead at a residence in Milbank.

Police received a report of two dead individuals yesterday morning.

Officers, along with the Division of Criminal Investigation discovered the bodies of two people who had injuries consistent with homicidal violence.

Authorities began a comprehensive investigation leading to Hanson’s arrest.

It was later discovered one of the victims was pregnant at the time.

As a result, Hanson faces three counts of first-degree and second-degree murder.

He is currently being held on a $5 million cash-only bond.

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