Accused killer indicted in the deaths of three men

The Attorney General’s Office says 64-year-old Jay Ostrem of Centerville has been indicted on nine felony counts in the May 27 shooting deaths of three people in Centerville.

A Turner County Grand Jury indicted Ostrem on three counts of First Degree Murder, three counts of Second Degree Murder, and three counts of Felony First Degree Murder While In the Commission of a Burglary.

The incident was reported near 10 p.m. May 27 at a residence in Centerville.

The victims were identified as 26 year old Paul Wyland Frankus, 21 year old Zachary Frankus and 35 year old Timothy Richmond.

Ostrem’s next court appearance is scheduled for 3 p.m., June 20 at the McCook County Courthouse in Salem. He remains held on a $1 million cash only bond in the Minnehaha County Jail.

South Dakota’s Division of Criminal Investigation is leading the investigation. The South Dakota Attorney General’s Office is prosecuting the case.