News

Kryger To Make Initial Court Appearance On Monday

Kryger To Make Initial Court Appearance On Monday

Photo: clipart.com

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A man accused of raping and strangling a 56-year-old Sioux Falls woman in her home is making his initial court appearance.

Forty-year-old Christopher Kryger was due in court Monday. He was arrested Friday on charges of murder, rape and burglary, and jailed on $1 million bond.

Kari Anne Kirkegaard was found dead in her bathtub with the water running on March 16. Authorities say she was strangled with such force that it broke her neck.

Kryger has a history of violent crime dating to 1992, with convictions for assault and arson He has spent much of his adult life in prison, and had been paroled about four months ago.

Recent Headlines

in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Sept. 18

Fresh
In this undated photo, Jimi Hendrix performs with a Fender Stratocaster electric guitar. The Stratocaster, used by countless professional and amateur musicians, celebrates its 60th anniversary in 2014.

A look back on some of Hollywood's most memorable moments.

in Sports

Florida State’s Winston benched half a game

jameis

Heisman Trophy-winning QB Jameis Winston will be punished after shouting sexually-obscene comments in the student union.

in Entertainment, Weird

‘Frozen’ wedding gown for brides who can’t ‘Let it Go’

frozen

Brides everywhere can soon get married in true Disney fairytale style.

in National, World

Obama vows not to fight another ground war in Iraq

islamicstate

Support for ISIS increased after U.S. airstrikes began in Iraq and the militant group may take more hostages, senior officials say.

in Sports

NFL back on the road with extra game in London

nfl

The NFL roadshow rolls into London again next week for the first of three games designed to build its international fan base.