MITCHELL, S.D. — A Mitchell man accused of stabbing another man to death outside of an apartment complex has been charged with first-degree manslaughter.

Forty-nine-year-old Anthony Lewis allegedly stabbed the 30-year-old man four times after a confrontation early Tuesday. The victim’s name hasn’t been released.

Police say the two men knew one another and had an adversarial relationship.

The Daily Republic reports that Lewis appeared in court on Tuesday but did not enter a plea. He was granted a public defender and had bond set at $500,000.

First-degree manslaughter is punishable by up to life in prison.


Information from: The Daily Republic, http://www.mitchellrepublic.com

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