LOWER BRULE — A federal grand jury has indicted a Lower Brule man for Involuntary Manslaughter. Acting U-S Attorney Dennis Holmes says 42 year-old Eugene Skunk was indicted last September but entered a not guilty plea to the indictment on April 22nd. The Indictment claims Skunk killed a person by operating a motor vehicle in a grossly negligent manner on July 26th of 2020. Skunk is currently in the custody of the U-S Marshal Service. A trial date for Skunk has not been set. The maximum penalty for Involuntary Manslaughter in the federal court system if convicted is eight years in federal prison and or a 250-thousand dollar fine. Restitution, payment into the Federal Crime Victim’s Fund and three years of probation are also possible if convicted.