Spearfish man found guilty of murdering his wife

A Spearfish man has been convicted by a Lawrence County jury in the 2022 shooting death of his wife.

Dreau Rogers, was was found guilty Thursday of Murder in the Second Degree. He also was found guilty of six drug-related charges and five charges of being a convicted felon in possession of a weapon. The trial was held in Deadwood.

Destiny Rogers of Spearfish died in January of 2022 after a shooting that took place in a Spearfish residence. Dreau Rogers was later arrested and charged in the shooting.

He will be sentenced January Second in Deadwood. He faces a mandatory sentence of life in prison.


December 13, 2023