Aberdeen man sentenced to 115-years in prison on child sexual assault and child porn charges

An Aberdeen man has been sentenced to a combined 115-years in prison after earlier pleading guilty to one count of Sexual Contact with a Child under the Age of 16 and 10 counts of Possession of Child Pornography.

Forty-one-year-old Kenneth Vance was sentenced Tuesday in Brown County Circuit Court.

The crimes occurred in Aberdeen. The Sexual Contact with a Child under the Age of Sixteen charge occurred in 2018. The Possession of Child Pornography charges occurred between 2021 and 2023.

Aberdeen Police Department, Brown County Sheriff’s Office, and South Dakota’s Division of Criminal Investigation investigated the case.

 

May 9, 2024