Jason Ravnsborg faces articles of impeachment, Noem calls for resignation
Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg’s future as the state’s top prosecutor took two major blows Tuesday after Gov. Kristi Noem said he should resign and lawmakers in the House of Representatives started impeachment proceedings.
The developments followed last week’s charges against Ravnsborg in the Sept. 12, 2020 death of Joseph Boever, 55, who was run down by Ravnsborg while walking on Highway 14 West of Highmore.
In asking for his resignation, Noem said more materials related to the investigation would be released to the public. Videos of interviews conducted by investigators with Ravnsborg were expected to be released later that day.
“Now that the investigation has closed and charges have been filed, I believe the Attorney General should resign,” Noem said. “I have reviewed the…