Man charged with beating woman on Standing Rock Reservation
A man is accused of a brutal beating on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation that left a woman hospitalized and on a ventilator.
Ryan Thunderhawk, of Fort Yates, is charged in federal court with assault with a dangerous weapon and assault resulting in serious bodily injury.
Witnesses say the victim was knocked unconscious three separate times in the July 6 attack.
The woman suffered a broken nose and several facial fractures.
A detention hearing in the case is scheduled for Tuesday.