Accident – Death – Obituary News : PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley, Hughes County State’s Attorney Casey Deibert, and the Pierre Police Department have jointly announced the charging of David J. Shangreaux, Jr., a 23-year-old resident of Pierre, with Second Degree Murder. This charge follows the tragic stabbing death of a 17-year-old female, Evie Maxey, on Thursday, November 30, 2023, at a residence in Pierre.
The incident unfolded when the Pierre police responded to a disturbance call at 9:04 p.m. on Thursday. The call led them to an apartment located at 325 S. Brule Street, where they discovered the lifeless body of the victim. The deceased, identified as Evie Maxey from Rapid City, was pronounced dead at the scene.
David J. Shangreaux, Jr. is currently being held in the Hughes County Jail pending further legal proceedings. His initial court appearance is scheduled for 1:15 p.m., CST on Thursday, December 7, 2023. It is important to note that under the U.S. Constitution, he is presumed innocent until proven guilty.
The Pierre Police Department, with the assistance of the South Dakota Division of Criminal Investigation and South Dakota Highway Patrol, conducted a thorough investigation into the case. The South Dakota Attorney General’s Office and the Hughes County State’s Attorney’s Office will jointly prosecute the case.
For those interested, court documents related to the case can be accessed through this link: [here](https://atg.sd.gov/docs/State%20v.%20Shangreaux%20Jr.pdf).
This tragic incident has sent shockwaves through the tight-knit community of Pierre, leaving residents devastated and mourning the loss of a young life. The local authorities are offering support and resources to those affected by this tragedy.
The community is urged to come forward with any additional information or details that might assist the ongoing investigation. The Pierre Police Department has set up a dedicated hotline for this purpose and encourages anyone with relevant information to come forward and help bring justice to Evie Maxey and her grieving family.
As the legal proceedings continue, the community stands together, united in the belief that justice will be served..